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i'm here at the academy awards! otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> hollywood's biggest night. the academy awards. the year's best films share the limelight, but it was a lack of diversity under the spotlight. killed on her first day on the job. a virginia community mourns the death of an officer who was sworn in the day before she was gunned down, and an arm sergeant is behind bars charged in her killing. and campaign 2016. new questions about donald trump and the kkk and marco rubio rips trump below the belt. >> you know what they say about men with small hands? 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. we begin with the oscars,
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picture and the politically charged atmosphere just about overshadow the winners. host chris rock took no prisoners as he took on the upupar of the lack of diversity. for the second straight year, all of the major nominees were white. the newspaper genre spotlight was for best picture. chris martinez has our report. >> reporter: the film that shined a spotlight on the catholic priest sex abuse scandal won for best picture at the academy awards. the revenant won for best directing and leonardo decap ree naronardo dicaprio won for best actor. >> i do not take the earth for granted. >> action film mad maximum fury
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production awards. chris rock hosted the night. the white nominees. >> otherwise known as the white people choice awards. >> reporter: he beat the drum every chance he got and the president of the academy echoed his sentiment. >> every facet of our industry should be as well. >> even here on the red carpet where oscar fashion is usually the biggest topic of discussion, diversity was front and center. >> i'm here to disappear and truly make it oscar so white is stupid to me. >> reporter: the night included visits from r 2 b 2 and lady gaga with a special presentation aimed at sexual violence. chris martinez, cbs news, hollywood. now to presidential politics.
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11 states holding primaries or caucuses for the delegates. it takes 2,373 to clench the nomination. there are 595 republican delegates at stake. that is nearly half of those needed to clench the nomination. and this morning, donald trump is taking a lot of heat for refusing to condemn the kkk. don champion has more. >> reporter: republican candidate donald trump campaigned 234 alabama earlier in the year and earlier on cnn and refused to -- >> i'm talking about david duke and the ku klux klan here. >> honestly, i don't know david duke. i don't believe i've ever met him. i'm pretty sure i've never met him and i don't know anything about him. >> is there no place in the conservative movement for david duke, the ku klux klan. >> we don't have anyplace for white supremacist in the united
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>> reporter: with more than 1 1,500 up for grabs the republicans are hitting key states in the south. today, hillary clinton also attacked trump. >> i said last night, america has never stopped beating great. our task is to make america whole. >> reporter: a new tracker poll shows clinton is ahead of bernie sanders in virginia, georgia, and texas. sanders admits he has work to do after losing south carolina's democratic primary. >> we did really, really badly with older african-american voters. i mean, we got decimated. >> reporter: trump is ahead in virginia and georgia but trails cruz in his home state of texas. 155 delegates are at stake there. trump's remarks yesterday about not knowing david duke don't jibe with what ed friday when asked about duke's endorsement. >> i didn't even know he
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david duke endorsed me? okay, all right. i disavow, all right. >> >> don champion here in new york, thank you, don. florida senator marco rubio went after trump during a rally in virginia yesterday. >> he is always calling me little marco. i admit he is taller than me by 6'2" which i don't know why his hands are the size of someone like 52. have you seen his hands? they are like this. you know what they say about men with small hands. you can't trust them. >> coming up on "cbs this morning," we will discuss the weekend's events and what is coming up tomorrow with cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson reason an army sergeant charged in the murder of a virginia police officer is expected to be arraigned today. ronald hamilton is being held without bail.
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seek the death penalty. the officer he is charged with killing was on her first day on the job. brian webb reports. >> reporter: bagpipes and candles and prayers were part of a memorial for officer ashley guindon killed on her first day on patrol with the prince william county police department in virginia. >> we will continue one step at a time in honor of ashley. it would discredit her memory and her self of service if we did anything but. >> officer down too. i don't know where the suspect is. >> reporter: guindon and two other officers were respondeding to a domestic deputy saturday night 30 miles outside of washington, d.c. police arrestete 32-year-old ronald hamilton, an active duty staff sergeant assigned to the pentagon. they say he shot and killed his wife and then opened fire on the officers.
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i heard the shots, like four to five shots back-to-back. >> reporter: guindon a six-year marine reservist was sworn in on friday. this was a twitter page with her and another officer welcoming her with the words, be safe. brian webb, cbs news, washington, d.c. otto warmbier said he stole a banner because a church member back home wanted it as a trophy and offered him money. warmbier was arrested in january while on a tour in north korea. it's unclear what kind of charges he faces. an update on a teenager who survived a shooting last week in kalamazoo, michigan. her family says she has been taken off a ventilator and breathing on her own. at one point, it was believed
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she squeezed her hand. coming up on the "morning news." red carpet mix-up. social media blows up over a tweet that confused whoopi goldberg with oprah winfrey. a s.e.a.l. member receives an honor today. this is the "cbs morning news." now you can do it all with one simple plan. the all-new smartpoints from weight watchers. our most advanced plan ever. join for free. hurry, join by march 3rd
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no excuses. we're sorry. >> a navy s.e.a.l. is honored at the white house today and a fragile truce in syria. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the new york times" reports of scattered violations in the syrian cease-fire. the truce brokered by the u.s. and russia is in its third day. violence has drefed but the main opposition group says government troops have killed more than two dozen people since fighting was supposed to stop. the associated press reports the rising death toll after bombings in iraq. isis claimed responsibility for an attack in baghdad that killed 73 people and hurt 112. officials say a suicide bomber mingled with the crowd that gathered after an initial blast. the guardian reports damming testimony about sex abuse about roman catholic priests in
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during a hearing today in sydney, a church leader appeared on video from rome and said some accusations were ignored. >> too many of them certainly were dismissed and sometimes they were dismissed in absolutely scandalous circumstance. >> the commission is nvestigating how church officials handle accusations of sex abuse against clergy. and "the washington post" reports that a hero on will emerge from the secretory of the navy s.e.a.l.s to receive the medal of honor. he saved a hostage and killed two taliban fighters in afghanistan four years ago. still to come, new trouble for a cruise ship. a trip is cut short for thousands of passengers on the anthem of the seas weeks after being battered by a major storm. see me. see me. don't stare at me. see me. see me. see me to know that psoriasis is just something that i have. i'm not contagious.
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on the cbs "moneywatch" now, apple is reportedly downsizing the next iphone and conquering italy. stocks in asia fell after no new announcement was announced this week. stocks here in wall street open today following their second strong week in a row. all three indices finished 1.5% higher or more. the dow gained 245 points, the s&p gained 30 points for the week, the nasdaq finished the week 85 points higher. at the box office, "dead pool" continues to dominate. starring ryan reynolds made another $31.5 million its third week out. the third highest grossing film
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sgukstarbucks is opening in italy. the first will open in milan in 2014. italy is expected to be particularly tough. coffee is an important part of italian life with many local shops competing to sell expresso and cappuccinos. reported that apple will call its new four-inch iphone the iphone se. the iphone se will look identical to the iphone 5 excepted for its curved edges. buzzfeed said it will be introduced march 21st. elon musk, the rocket's engines were firing when an on-board computer shut them down. the issue is rising temperatures and liquid oxygen fuel. two attempts were called off last week. no word on when spacex will try
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. hollywood's biggest night wouldn't be quite as big without the after-parties. teri okita drew this far from unpleasant assignment. good morning, teri. >> reporter: still going on here in hollywood and there is a lot to celebrate, of course.
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as chris mentioned six oscars for mad max and revenant won for best director and best actor. the curse was finally broken for leonardo dicaprio last night who took home the best actor role in "the revenant." >> reporter: brie larson picked up a golden statue for her performance in "room." >> i feel really strong and excited to be holding this gold guy. >> reporter: when the curtain fell on the big show, the stars made their way to the governor's ball to toast to the night. >> we worked so hard on this film and to have it rewarded like this is really overwhelming. >> is hollywood racist? you're damn right hollywood is racist. >> reporter: comedian chris rock who pushed the envelope in addressing the oscars so white controversy. >> he is an amazing performer and person and it was -- it needed to happen. >> reporter: superstar elton
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to raise awareness for hiv and aids aids. >> the parties gives the celebrities a chance to meet for the first time and, yes, they too get star-struck. >> if i walked into leonardo dicaprio right now, i wouldn't know what to do. >> i'm gene simmons from kiss. >> reporter: he is right behind you. >> my god. i was just talking about you. >> i was just talking about you! you're one of my faves! >> can i touch you. >> you sure can. >> reporter: they showed off their style and awards into the early hours. after the show for all of the stars and, tonight, it was brown derby old hollywood with artwork caricatures with fred astaire
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hock and many others. then they all feasted on a lot of food. >> you're making me hoirng.ungry. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more from l.a. on the oscars. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." jane likes to mix things up. that's why she loves new light & fit greek non-fat yogurt mousse. so fluffy and airy it's her new 80 calorie obsession. light & fit feel free to enjoy. a heart attack doesn't care if you run everyday, or if you're young or old. no matter who you are a heart attack can happen without warning. if you've had a heart attack, a bayer aspirin regimen
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this is how you say it's going to be okay to someone who just lost everything. that, yes, we'll find you somewhere to stay and yes, your children will have breakfast. every 8 minutes the red cross responds to a disaster and makes this promise. help us keep it. here is another look at this morning's top stories. ted cruz calls tomorrow the most important day of the primary season. super tuesday, when the single most delegates are up for grabs in the election. donald trump is taking heavy
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former kkk leader david duke. duke has voiced his support for trump. the newspaper drama spotlight was the upset winner for best picture at the oscars. revenant star leonardo dicaprio won best actor and brie larson won best actress for "the room." host chris rock tackled the diversity of the show and called the academy awards the white awards show. the stars of 50 shades of grey were named worst actor and actress. the pair also got the razzies for the worst screen combo. "50 shades" tied with sci-fi epic "fantastic four" for worst film. today is a special day. february 29th only comes around every four years. that means leap year babies can actually celebrate a birthday
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onito oh reports on a man who is finally legal. >> surprise! >> reporter: for most, birthday happen every year. >> cheers. >> reporter: but not for 84-year-old paul neble. like a break in the stripes there is a break in the calendar for paul who only gets to celebrate his real birthday every four years. baby. he was born on february 29th, 1932 so it's a big day for paul who is technically turning 21 years old. >> only a milestone those guys can celebrate and this is one. it's all in good fun, you know? it's a pretty special day. >> reporter: so family and friends organized a surprise party for paul at this pub in warminister. >> i'm shocked! >> ten years, we have been counting down his 21st birthday when he is finally legal! >> reporter: as he leaps into another year, he fondly looks back on some of the milestones
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>> my son and i were both -- had our eighth birthdays in the same year. can you imagine that. >> reporter: on the year february 29th doesn't make it on the calendar. >> i celebrate better on the 21st so i probably do get to be better. >> reporter: but he says getting so celebrate this birthday is a winning moment. >> happy birthday. have a drink! coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on leap day. jamie wax introduces us to america's oldest leap baby who turns a hundred years old today. and how thousands of taxpayer information may be at risk. the rising political influence of unmarried women. we will hear their concerns. that is the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching.
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scene this morning, you can see police officers are there, the yellow police tape is up we're working to learn the name of the person killed. and whether or not charges will be filed. you can see others out on the scene, police officers will update you on the air and online throughout the morning this morning. go online at also breaking, crews spent hours overnight on the scene of a major explosion that injured three people in cleveland county. wbtv's ashton pellom has been on the scene all morning long, he joins us now live from cleveland county. so ashton, any word on how this explosion happened? what started it? >> reporter: hey, good morning, john, i have been talking with fire officials all morning here in stanly county. you can see fire officials are still on scene here right now putting out flames that reignited overnight. what they do tell me, fire


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