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in a key swing state. >> huge hail hammers texas and millions could be hit by a spring snowstorm. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. hopefully, there is time to still, you know, prevent a trump nomination which i think would fracture the party. >> the gop works to trip up trump. >> the best alternative to donald trump is stop him from getting 1,237 is ted cruz and i'll help ted in every way i can. >> the secret service investigating a suspicious letter sent to eric trump that threatened harm to donald trump's families. >> american isis fighter surrendered on the battlefield saying he made a bad decision. >> i wasn't thinking straight. >> north korea testing military strength in direct with u.n. sanctions. >> utter confidence at every level. >> the flint water crisis is front and center on capitol hill
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>> if you don't resign you should be impeached! >> american airlines flight forced to divert to jfk. >> a flash of light and big explosion. >> in texas, hail blasted holes in car windshields. >> i was sitting in my car and that happened. >> a fire stunt in florida goes horribly wrong. >> fire on his faye. >> all that. >> it's march madness time and hopefully, we have crazy dunks and crazy march madness and check out myer commercials during the break too. >> march madness for the yale bulldogs in overtime! little rock is moving on. >> all that matters. >> take a look at sean. he is soaking wet right now. >> miller is into it. fully engaged. >> you love a coach like that. you just don't want to hug him right now. >> on "cbs this morning." marco rubio has joined the ranks of the fallen and when he dropped out he was gracious.
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you gave us. i just want you to know there is nothing more you could have done. >> you could have voted for him. that's a fact. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." happy friday. charlie rose is off so john dickerson of "face the nation" is here. >> thanks for having me. >> great to have you here. after spending weeks using what many call violent and inflammatory rhetoric on the campaign trail, this morning, donald trump finds his own family is now the target of threats. a threatening letter containing a suspicious white powder was sent to the manhattan home of eric trump, one of the candidate's sons. fbi, secret service and nypd are all investigating. >> eric trump's wife opened the letter at their home in the trump parc east building south of central park and that is where don dahler is right now. don, good morning.
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the letter arrived here at eric trump's luxury apartment in manhattan. last night, thursday night, the police swarmed this area after laura trump opened an envelope and noticed it contained white poued powder. it is not hazardous. the letter contained an explicit threat saying if donald trump does not withdrawal from the presidential election, his campaign stopped, that his family would be harmed. 32-year-old eric trump is donald trump's second oldest son. he has been a fixture on the campaign trail and often appearing behind his father at events. incidentally is not the first threat to trump this week. earlier this week the hacker group known as anonymous issued a threat saying they are going to declare total war fare against trump towards statements he has made about banning
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and they say they will launch a cyberattack on his online entities on april 1st which, of course is april fool's day. ted cruz's presidential campaign is getting support. lindsey graham and marco rubio praised cruz on thursday and were afraid of what donald trump candidacy could do to their party. major garrett is in washington to look at this. good morning, major. >> reporter: good morning. ad hoc and so far aimless to stop donald trump efforts continues and another one in downtown washington and another in palm beach, florida with the biggest republican donors. so far all more talk than action. in this vacuum, ted cruz has emerged as the least likely establishment favorite to topple trump. >> clearly, ted's positions on issues are conservative. >> reporter: returning subdued and defeated to capitol hill
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bid, marco rubio did not endorse ted cruz but said he is the only alternative. >> hopefully, there is time to prevent a trump nomination which i think would fracture the party. >> reporter: senator lindsey graham agreed intensifying his criticism of donald trump. >> i don't think his campaign is race phobia and bigotry and i think a disaster for our party. >> reporter: graham offered cruz a halting endorsement. >> i'm dong doing a fund-raiser for ted cruz. >> reporter: trump aspired reversal from just three weeks ago. >> if you kill ted cruz on the floor of the senate and the trial is in the senate, nobody can convict you. >> reporter: john kasich, the last man standing between a trump versus cruz primary attacked trump's comments that riots could break out at a contested convention.
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president of the united states, to say, to even imply that there could be violence if he doesn't get his way. >> the primaries head west to utah and arizona where cruz is rolling out new ads he hopes will rally anti-trump voters. >> ted has kept those promises with that trust that he has earned. we need to unite behind ted cruz. >> reporter: the voice in that ad is mike lee, an ally of cruz and both lee and cruz have operated outside of the gop establishment in washington. now they are pulling it in to their anti-trump world. >> major, thank you. president obama is not endorsing a candidate yet but this morning he appears to favor hillary clinton. "the new york times" reports the president told democratic donors at a private fund-raiser in texas, quote, that senator bernie sanders of vermont was nearing the point of which -- at which his campaign against hillary clinton would end and that the party must soon come together to back her. sanders responded to those
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>> we have received more votes from people under 30 than secretary clinton and donald trump combined. many states were winning the votes of people under 45. that is the future of america and that is the future of the democratic party, so to suggest we don't fight this out to the end would be, i think, a very bad mistake. >> the white house said the president's comments were meant to stress that success in november will depend on the ability of the democratic party to come together behind the nominee and he did not indicate or specify a preference in the race. the vermont senator is also offering a critique of the president's supreme court pick. sanders says he strongly supports a nomination of merrick garland but if he wins the election in november he said he would ask the president to withdraw the name. he wants a more progressive justice. this morning, republicans remain yuted united in their refusal to consider garland. jan crawford is on capitol hill. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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but there is no evidence that garland would be anything other than a liberal justice, and as he started his visits here on capitol hill, other democrats gave him a warm welcome. garland's first meetings were friendly. starting with a top democrat on the judiciary committee who stepped up the pressure on republicans. >> i think they owe it to their constituents and to the country and more importantly to the constitution. >> most republican doors are closed. although judiciary committee chairman chuck grassley left open a crack. >> it's a case of an hour meeting with judge garland. you know, it's pretty hard to say no, to that. if i can meet with a dictator in uganda, i can surely meet with a decent person in america.
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action is to avoid the political theater. >> the american people deserve to be heard in their voice heated. >> reporter: in a conference call with supporters, president obama said that issue was settled. the american people did have a say back in 2012 when they elected me president. >> the biggest challenge for the white house is going to be keeping the attention of the american people. >> reporter: former judiciary committee chief counsel says to prevail the white house has to keep beating that drum. >> you have outside personalities as candidates. and there are going to be issues that will be come up, and, you know, i don't think the american people are going to be paying as much attention to the nomination of judge garland. >> reporter: now, garland also doesn't bring diversity so some groups on the left aren't all that fired up. but he would be a solid liberal vote and with his temperament and intellect, perhaps someone who could build consensus on a court of nine.
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morning is calling on north korea to calm tensions after a pair of new missile launches. pentagon confirms pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles overnight and that crashed into the sea. the launches comes day after president obama imposed new sanctions on the north. the u.s. clamped down his punishment for missile and nuclear tests earlier this year. federal investigators are investigating a lightning strike on an americanairlines flight that was flying from north carolina to laguardia airport when it was struck. >> there was a flash of light and big explosion. the plane dipped about a hundred feet. i don't know. it just felt like i was on a roller coaster.
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new york's jfk airport. 59 on board and no one hurt. >> that is scary yu looking at it and we weren't there. powerful storms roll through texas leaving a trail of damage. that's the trail. hail up to the size of tennis balls pounded areas around dallas yesterday. it smashed through windows and dozens of cars. chief weather caster lonnie quinn of wcbs is here in the studio. you know something big could be happening. he is tracking a potential nor'easter and targeting the northeast. i know when you're here, something is happening. >> i show up and it's bad news weather wise. start you off with a radar picture. lots of inclement weather out there. what you can't see from a radar signature is this big pool of cold air up around the northern great lakes. that pool of cold air will be dropping south into the northeast. at the same time, that this storm around wichita will get
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the gulf of mexico and if it travels up the coastline, we have a big storm on our hands. it's going to be a springtime storm and take place on sunday. if it goes further out to sea, not so much. here is what i want to share with you. as of right now, three of the big four computer models are saying this is going to come right up the eastern seaboard. watch it develop. here it comes. it will be talking snow for the northeast and up into new england. how much snow are we looking at? mixing along the coast and rain and sleet and mix inside with snow later. we are talking maybe 1 to 3 inches on the coastal koelvet coastline and i-95, 3 to 6 and dark blue color hudson valley outside to new york city and up into new england, 6, 10 inches or more of snow for some spots out there. the ski areas are loving something like this. been a tough winter for them. everybody else you get the snow. it will be around for a hot second because it's going to
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60 by the time we get into next week. >> get a couple of runs in. michigan governor rick snyder is back in flint this morning to meet with officials about the city's water crisis. he testified yesterday before a house panel. some members of congress are calling for snyder and the head of the epa to resign over the lead contamination. adriana diaz is in washington with the contentious hearing. >> reporter: good morning. the first time lawmakers got to grill the two high ranking officials involved what has become a full-fledged health emergency. republicans put most of the blame on president obama's epa chief and most democrats zeroed in on the michigan governor. >> as soon as i knew there was a lead issue, we did blood testing and irk -- >> deny ability only works when it's plausible. >> reporter: nearly four hours on thursday. >> no! just listen for a second! >> reporter: lawmakers took turns blasting michigan governor
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mccarthy. >> it wasn't until january of the next year you actually did something. that is the fundamental problem! don't look around like you're mystified! >> reporter: the city tapped into the flint river for drinking water in april 2014 to save money. but the improperly treated water caused lead to leech from old pipes. although flint is no longer pumping river water, most of the city's 8,000 lead pipes have not been replaced. >> i should have asked tougher questions and i should have done more! >> reporter: at the hearing, governor snyder apologized and blame failures on all levels of government. >> inefficient, ineffective and unaccountable bureaucrats at the epa allowed this disaster to continue unnelson. >> reporter: mccarthy insisted her agency followed the lead of michigan environmental officials. >> from day one the state provided our regional office with confusing, incomplete, and absolutely incorrect information. >> you need to take some responsibility because you screwed up!
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people's lives! >> reporter: flint residents - traveled by the busload to attend the hearing. >> i found a flyer in my mailbox saying that pregnant women and people 55 and over should not drink this water. >> reporter: wakes said she miscarried in 2015 and it was not clear it was linked to the contaminated water. >> no amount of testify or even apologies can bring my babies back or take the lead out of everyone's body! someone needs to be held accountable. >> reporter: in a statement to the detroit news, governor snyder said that he voluntarily testified to ensure that nothing like this ever happens again. he says he has no plans to resign. as for epa administrator mccarthy, the white house says it supports her. >> what a hearing. thank you. the american who defected from isis in iraq is opening up
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it involves a woman. from there, khweis went to turkey and a contact helped him join isis. elizabeth palmer is in erbil, iraq. that is near where sources detained khweis. >> reporter: khweis left the united states in december of 2015 and in a few short weeks he's had what you might call a radical change of heart. >> i wanted to go back to america. >> reporter: years said than done. next thing he knew, mohamed jamal khweis was a prisoner of the kurds after he appeared on their front line early monday morning. >> united states. >> reporter: in a long rambling interview on kurdish television, khweis explained he met a girl in turkey and she made all of the arrangements for him to join isis.
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from turkey to syria to syria to iraq. >> reporter: love may have been a factor, but khweis may have been seduced by the videos shown on social media showing the good islamic state but when he got there that is not what he found. >> our daily life was basically prayer, eating, and learning about the religion for about eight hours. it? well, khweis is a little vague on that point. >> at the time i made a decision to go, because i wasn't thinking straight. >> reporter: so he did what so many others have done. he found a people smuggler to get him out. but instead of arriving safely on the turkish border and freedom, he has found himself in custody and in deep trouble.
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already said it's planning to file charges against him in the united states and here inner bill, -- erbil, he has been interviewed by the fbi. the first day of march madness featured a wild string of upsets. seven lower seeded teams won on thursday. 12th seeded yale beat fifth seeded baylor in a stunner. the first for yale. overtime against purdue. little rock won in double overtime 85-83. march madness, here we go. 16 more games today and tonight. cbs sports coverage begins at noon eastern time and 11:00 a.m. central. a fiery pep rally stunt turned dangerous for the performers and the audience.
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voter outrage could backfire on the presidential campaign. >> i would rather not vote than vote for either one of these candidates and it pains me to say that because i feel like my right as a member of this democratic society should be able to vote, but given those two candidates, i can't vote for either one of them. >> ahead, polster frank luntz with a focus group that reveals anger and fatigue among key swing state voters. the news is back this morning right here on "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by voya financial. hey, jesse. who are you? i'm vern, the orange money retirement rabbit from voya. porange money represents the money you put away for retirement. over time, your money could multiply. hello, all of you. get organized at quilted northern works so well people can forget their bathroom experience. but sir froggy can never forget. "what's worse", he thinks...
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another tuna recall.
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today is st. patrick's day, which commemorates the time when st. patrick drove all of the drunks out of new jersey and into manhattan. >> apparently, this is supposed to be a religious holiday. i'm no biblical scholar but i don't remember jesus telling his followers to commit every sin
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>> how much have you had to drink today? >> two shots. >> two shots of what? >> of tequila, of course! >> oh, tequila, the traditional st. patrick's day drink! >> i talked to people on the street yesterday who felt like they were feeling no pain walking around. >> at noon, they were already feeling that way. >> they were in good shape yesterday. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up what if the leading presidential candidates are not your pick? a focus group reveals to frank luntz something in common for the two front runners. why some are running away from both of them. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says some apple engineers might resist if they are ordered to help the fbi unlock the iphone of the san bernardino terrorists. some may kit their jobs. their concern stems from apple's old decades old culture.
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a man for plotting an attack inspired by isis. he was convicted in the attack in -- plan to attack a contest showing cartoons depicting the prophet mohammed last year in texas. the nation's first jury trial involving an attack in the u.s. committed in the name of an islamic state. a video apparently showing an american student detained in north korea stealing a propaganda banner. north korea released of someone removing a sign from a hotel wall. otto warmbier wanted the banner for a friend, he says. he was sentenced for 15 years for hostile act against the state. "fortune" reports 107,000 cans of chicken of the sea are being recalled. it affects five-ounce cans of chuck light tuna in oil or water. officials say the fish may have been undercooked. the previous recall by bumblebee
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the affected items are listed on adam laroche retired from the white sox on tuesday after he was told to have his son spend less time in the clubhouse. angry teammates played the next day but only after the general manager talked them into it. laroche's son traveled with the team last season. sharing their frustration about race. this morning, a focus group gives us a front look at the in both parties. >> i have to tell you, i have tried in every way i know how, literally from my years as a young lawyer to secretary of state to leveling with the people. >> have you always told the truth? >> i have always tried to. always. >> the red and green lines tanking there show equal dissatisfaction between republican and democratic voters
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interview with hillary clinton. >> you can see on her face from her expressions she is lying. >> common. she lied about lying. who does that? >> the focus group is compromised of voters who oppose both clinton and donald trump. >> the two front runners shaper the distinction of being among the least likely candidates. cbs news contributor and republican strategist frank luntz led the group at the orlando public library in the heart of florida where both clinton and trump won big this week. >> how many of you have a positive impression of donald trump. raise your hands. none of you. how many of you have a positive impression of hillary clinton? raise your hands. none of you. >> i would rather not vote than vote for either one of these candidates and it pains me to say that because i feel like my right as a member of this democratic society to be able to vote but given those two candidates, i can't vote for either one of them. >> this is like none of the above election. why none of the above? >> i just think that none of
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they are not giving us what i feel we need as a country so why give the support to somebody who is not going to do what i need them to do for me or my family? >> i don't think donald trump or hillary clinton care about the american people. i don't trust them and i don't think they are presidential. >> who is mad as hell? this is your country here. >> i'm mad at the voters. i'm not mad at the candidates. you know, they are not -- people are voting for them and i'm angry -- settle for sound bites for their information. >> you're very critical about trump and you don't like him. there is one ad that you responded to, particularly favorably, in that it makes you very angry with donald trump. >> beautiful ties easement they are great ties. >> ties made in china. >> where were these made? >> i don't know but made someplace. powerful and credible?
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>> he always talks about making america great again and bringing back business here, but he is being hypocritical. >> he is bringing out voters to the polls. i've never voted in a decade. >> i don't think the woman behind you agrees. >> no. >> i'm just saying -- >> if he were bringing out all of the voters to vote for him, he would be doing a lot better than he is. there is just as many coming out to vote against him as there are voting for him. >> yes. >> i think that donald trump is -- the only way i want to see donald trump is in the white house is on a guided tour. >> you've been waiting to say that all night, haven't you? >> yes! well, i mean, the only way i want to see hillary clinton in the white house is if her prison is on a guided tour. >> the thing about hillary clinton is all of her flaws are verifiable. and provable. we see one scam after another that followed her husband and now it's following her between benghazi and also the clinton
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coming in, the e-mail scandal. it's all there. >> you talked about benghazi being important to you. and you don't feel she has been candid about what happened. there is one ad that has been run against her that was particularly effective with you all. show the audience at home and then i'll get your reaction to it. >> dear hillary clinton. i want to ask you why you ignored calls for help in benghazi and then four americans were murdered. >> as an army person, a person who served in combat, you sit here and can relate what the guys are going to on the ground. you always realized your country had your back. i feel like we abandoned those guys and i can't imagine what was going through their mind. >> do you blame her, not the president? >> i blame both of them. they both knew what was going on and she did not give them adequate security. you cannot tell me, having been a commissioned army officer and a planner, that we could not have gotten support for them. >> then vote for trump. >> no. i don't believe anything that man says.
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degree from trump university. >> you don't trust hillary clinton? >> not at all. >> you don't trust donald trump? >> not as much. >> there is a great opportunity for someone and that person had better come forward fast because if the republicans put donald trump up, and if the democrats put hillary clinton, it will be the worst turnout of an election ever. >> i have been voting straight republican for over 30 years. at this point in time i need to be able to look my grandson in the eye and tell him that i voted with principle. i supported a candidate of principle and, right now, we don't have one. >> i cannot support the republican party as currently exists. it's time. it? third-party. this election is gone. i will not vote for hillary and i will not vote for trump. >> frank luntz is with us now from orlando. i hope hillary clinton and morning. is there anything they can or should do to address the
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>> well, clinton needs to sit doin' down and she has done it before and sat with scott pelley and charlie rose and now needs to do it with john dickerson and come clean and show your heart and show some authenticity because that is what they are mad about is they don't believe her. in donald trump's case, that he absolutely has to show humility, although he is as likely as i am to do to pass up a buffet. for both of these candidates, it is necessary for them to say i'm not perfect, i've made mistakes, this is what i got wrong and this is what i learned from it, but not a candidate is likely to do it. so you're going to see this kind of anger and frustration with both of them for months to come. >> john dickerson is here. >> yeah. thanks, frank. what is your sense, frank, of the percentages of each party where people feel this way? is it more in the republican party or democrat? which is it? >> i have thought there was more with the republicans but i'm surprised.
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recruit this group because so many people would choose none of the above if they had that option. in fact, i hope that cbs on their next poll does it, because you're going to find it's between 15% and 20% electorate prefer neither of them. people who don't trust hillary clinton and on the republican side, trump has done as well as he has because he has brought independents and some disinfected democrats but lost a fair number of traditional republicans. both of them have problems within their own parties. >> frank luntz, we will have to end it there. thank you. >> thank you. a high school said yes to a fiery stunt at a pep rally. school official probably now regret that decision. we will show you the near disaster next. if you're heading out the door, guess what. we can come too. watch us live through the cbs all-access app on your digital device. olivia wilde and bobby cannavale
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on fire at a florida high school as horrified students watched inside the packed begin. the accident happened even though pyrotechnics are banned from schools in palm beach county. >> reporter: fire officials tell us the stunt man suffered serious burns and more than a dozen students treated at the scene. the fire-breathing act was apparently planned to rally kids above a standardized test but did not have the likely intended effect. we should warn you this contains graphic images. the stunt man was spit ago fireball as another leaper jumped overhead when things got out of control. flames shot across the performer's face and then spread almost instantly. he appeared to try to put out the fire with his hands. >> at first, we thought it was
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and then we realized it was real. >> all of a sudden, he is throwing the fire everywhere. we are like, okay, he's not fine. >> everybody is panicking and running around and trying to evacuate the area. it was crazy. >> reporter: the former performer for the miami heat runs a group called inferno's challenge. he was rushed to the hospital with burns to his face but is expected to recover. several students were also treated for respiratory injury. >> i immediately jumped out of the car and started looking for my daughter. it was kid on the ground. they were treating the kids. >> reporter: the balm peach county school district called the incident inexcusable, saying it's a direct violation of district policy. the district's rules are clear that fire and pyrotechnics are forbidden inside the buildings. are okay. i don't think it was a wise decision, but i'm just glad my daughter is okay. >> reporter: it is frightening
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the stunt man is said to be in good condition this morning. the school district says it will investigate the incident, that it's too early to determine the consequences. >> right now a memo going, bob, who okayed the pyrotechnics at the pep rally? that could have been very serious. >> i went to a bib putting high school in texas. we did not have a pyrotechnics display before standardized testing! >> just fingernail biting! >> they have to come up with something else to motivate the students! new developments in the sex assault scandal that rocked one of the nation's most elite prep schools. ahead, rikki klieman breaks down how owen's lawyers will fight to keep their client out of jail. basketball players work up a sweat on the court. apparently, so do coaches. ahead the especially enthusiastic coach at march madness. he is going to get an endorsement deal with what is
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it is friday! we are so happy about that! it is march 18th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real nus ahead, including the presidential candidates and your bank account. we will show you how their tax plans could help you decide who to vote for. first, here's a look at today's
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police swarmed this area after laura trump opened an envelope and notice the defendant contained some white powder. >> so far aimless to stop donald trump efforts continue. so far all of this has been a lot more talk than action. sanders may have his concerns but there is no evidence that garland would be anything other than a liberal justice. he left the iraq in december 15. you could say he has a change of heart. >> a full fledged health emergency in flint, michigan. >> if it travels up along the coastline, we have a big storm on our hands and it's going to be a springtime storm. fire breathing act was apparently planned to rally kid before a standardized test but looks like it didn't have that effect. >> what they are mad about, they don't believe her. donald trump has to absolutely show humility, although he is as
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>> op-ed written by donald trump seems to be plaj be plagiarized the day before. i'm norah o'donnell and gayle king and john dickerson of "face the nation." charlie is off. the secret service, fbi, and nypd are investigate ago threatening letter sent to donald trump's son. source tells cbs news there was white powder in the envelope but a preliminary test finds the substance doesn't appear to be hazardous. >> eric trump's wife opened the letter last night at their manhattan apartment. the source said a learn warned that the trump's family would be harmed if the billionaire front-runner does not withdraw from the presidential race. >> the letter was found nearly one week after trump supporters and protesters fought at a postponed trump rally in chicago.
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against cbs news campaign supporter who was arrested following that clash. officers pushed him to the ground and charged him with resisting arrest. he was cleared after view of video and an interview with the officers involved. deb is back covering the trump campaign and says he is relieved the charges were dropped. house speaker paul ryan says forget it to republicans who think he would be a better presidential nominee than trump. former speaker john boehner has said ryan should be the party's choice at a contested convention if delegates fail to choose a candidate on the first ballot. >> i saw boehner last night and i told him to knock it off! you know? i used slightly different words. i used his own words that he used to use against us when he told us to knock things off. it's not going to be me. it should be somebody running for president. look. i made a decision over a year ago not to run for president. i really believe if you want to be president, you should run for president.
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said his remarks about ryan were off-the-cuff. the former speaker has endorsed governor john kasich. sunday on "face the nation," we will talk with governor kasich, as well as former candidate lindsey graham who just endorsed ted cruz, of all things. democratic candidate bernie sanders will also with be sunday on cbs. a former prep school student convicted of sexually assaulting an underaged classmate is heading back to court in just hours. owen labrie case some say was called the senior salute. but his recent conversation with a journalist on a train led prosecutors to claim he repeatedly broke a mandatory curfew. legal expert for cbs news rikki klieman is bus. a strange story. how did this come about? >> he's on a train that is a train like a trolley going from cambridge to boston. he start to talk with a woman who is a reporter.
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he tells them that he was in town visiting his girlfriend at harvard for brunch. the woman reporter, when she gets done with the conversation, tweets it out. and the tweets then get grabbed, prosecution does the right thing. prosecution says he is in boston. let's look at what he was doing there and let's look at his curfew. they get all of the bus depot hours and they see he has violated his curfew eight times. >> this is a dumb mistake by him, right? and his parents for letting him do this? >> well, it may be a really dumb mistake and it may be this whole idea of the arrogance of the young man. one of the things that i find interesting when you look at the paper work is the girlfriend's story is curiously missing from the paper work. >> what does that tell you? >> what it tells me is that either his lawyers are trying to give the best possible light to why he was gone and, by the way,
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he got permission for these trips. the thing is he says the trip were to see legal counsel and they don't want to name the legal counsel, and he says that the trips were for educational purposes. he had the -- the curfew is interesting. it's 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. so he says that he cannot pursue online education and have meetings with professors unless he gets permission to extend his hours. well, we know what the judge is going to think about that. >> what is the -- what happens if his bail is revoked? what happens then? >> well, he got a gift, okay? he got bail, pending this appeal being decided. this is a gift. so instead of obeying the rules, he decides he has his own rules. so what could happen? he could get his bail revoked, he is going in. the judge could keep the conditions the same and then he has to bay the curfew or the judge could do something in the
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conditions. if i'm that judge, i'm pretty angry now, because the arrogance that we saw, according to, i think, the judge at the trial in the sentencing, is what we see today. >> interesting he would talk to a reporter knowing it's a reporter and reveal that information. >> they are not your friends when they are working. >> how was the st. patrick's day parade yesterday? >> it was great. i have tired feet. >> what happens when you vote
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ahead, eliminating a threat or covering up a deadly secret. >> i'm susan spencerer of "48 hours." an fbi agent said he had no choice but to shoot his estranged wife when she came after him with a knife. he says it was self-defense. investigators say it was murder.
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the biggest issue in this campaign is going to be the economy. >> we are going to adopt a simple flat tax and a bolish the irs. >> we will create an economy that works for all of us, not just the 1%. >> we are going to make our country rich again. we are going to make our country great again and we need the rich in order to make the great. i'm sorry to tell you. >> it's agreed the economy is a top issue on the campaign trail, but how will their promises impact your wallet? the international business times, personal finance editor lauren lions cole writes the following. she looked into the tax plans of the leading candidates using research from the nonpartisan tax policy center and she wrote down how much each candidate's
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lauren lions cole is here with us. good morning. lauren -- >> good morning. >> how did you figure out how this would impact, how each plan would impact people? >> the tax policies is heavy hitting work and looked how your paycheck would change based on your annual income and we pulled that data in and put in a calculator so you can really see how your paycheck with potentially change. >> let's start with donald trump. how would his tax plan impact those making less than $55,000 a year? >> to his credit, donald trump proposes to increase everyone's paycheck. say you're making $55,000 a year you'll see an increase under a donald trump presidency if he is able to get his tax plan through congress which may prove difficult. >> what about those on the higher end of the pay scale? >> it will benefit the wealthy the most. as you go up your paycheck would increase drastically.
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on, most of the tax analysis sew his plan would blow a hole in the deficit? >> under his proposal we would went up with 9.5 trillion debt in the next decade and drastic different than what we have seen before. >> that is huge. adds a lot to the deficit. >> what is the average salary in this country? >> the median salary is $54,000 in america. >> let's go to hillary clinton. >> her plan is status kuo. quo. you can earn less than a million dollars or 5 million dollars and she wants to add a is your ed dd a surtax to raise the revenue for those people. >> how about ted cruz? >> he wants to simplify our tax
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this plan would benefit the wealthy yi y significantly more so. maybe 50 bucks in your paycheck but not a huge different under his flat tax proposal. >> how would cruz's plan impact the deficit? >> lead to a deficit. it's a significant deficit and in both cases a lot of cutting to the budget. >> we should point out as much as the republicans adding to the deficit, bernie sanders plan would add a lot to the deficit? >> his is the reverse and raise so much tax revenue it's more extreme than donald trump's proposal to cut taxes. bernie sanders would be raising taxes, regardless of your income. >> even if you're making 20,000 he would still raise your taxes? >> not a lot but you get health care. it's a tradeoff and understanding what is best for you. >> what income bracket do most people in this country fall into and who is the best candidate for most people in the country? >> for most people, they are paying -- taxes get complicated.
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paycheck in federal taxes and not including state or city. for most people, donald trump is going to put the most money back into your paycheck unless you really need health care and then bernie sanders is going to do a lot for you. hillary clinton will not change anything. if you like the way things are, she would ab good choice. >> really interesting. >> something else to think about. >> i like breaking that down. >> good information. tax time, we are sending our paper work and figuring out how much we owe. right, gayle? >> yeah. >> or not! >> just trying to hold even. >> hold even. fbi agent shoots his wife in the midst of a divorce. the colleague calls it self-defense but an investigator calls it murder. a preview of "48 hours" is ahead here on "cbs this morning." i had no idea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth. i wanted to fix it, i wanted to fix it right away. my dentist recommended pronamel. he said that pronamel
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arthur gonzales was an elite fbi agent and worked at the bureau's academy in kwan a quantico, virginia. susan spencer investigates his training and devastating turn of events. here is a preview. >> 911. what city? >> she just attacked me with a wife and i had to shoot her. >> reporter: fbi agent arthur gonzales said when he came home
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surprised to find his .500 julie there. >> arthur and julie gonzales were living in separate homes. they were in the process of going through a divorce. he basically says i don't love you any more as they are standing in the kitchen and then she launches a knife attack. >> reporter: art, an 18-year fbi veteran, says he instinctively resorted to his firearms training. when he drew his weapon and began shooting at julie, he claims it was self-defense. >> i just reacted -- >> reporter: four shots were fired at close range, says todd mosol, the lead detective on the case. >> he said he just reacted. >> reporter: is there anything that makes you say, wait a minute? >> no. no. . >> reporter: the more investigators looked into art's story, the more complicated it became. >> i'm asking you to please get down. >> i'm asking you not to leave me. >> reporter: art says julie had
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>> beer, wine, liquor? all of the above? >> everything. vodka. >> reporter: the detective also learned art was dating a much younger woman, kara kast. >> kara turns out to be an employee with the fbi. >> reporter: what did you find out about this relationship? >> he was involved in a passionate relationship with cara and probably the best kept secret at the academy. >> reporter: a neighbor who had lunch with julie an hour before the deadly confrontation recalls julie gave most indication that anything was amiss. >> none of it makes sense. it sounds like something out of a textbook. >> reporter: he says it is out of a textbook. he says this is textbook training, that it just kicked it n. talking about. >> reporter: what are you talking about? >> i'm talking about the textbook that says this is how you investigate a murder, this is how you set um the scene. >> reporter: but doug merrill, a
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close friend, said there was no staged crime scene. >> it's a case of self-defense. we are federal agents. we don't shoot to kill. we shoot to eliminate a threat. >> reporter: susan spencer is with us. good morning. so is this theory of a staged crime scene, is that correct? >> that was the prosecutor's entire case, that this thing just smelled from the very beginning that he had set everything up, that, in fact, she didn't even have a knife, according to their tler heory? >> he planned to shoot her from her? >> it smells very bad on this side of the table. he is a fbi agent and cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater and going through a messy gorse and on the shoot her. >> that is exactly his defense. this is so ingrained when you are facing an existential threat this is how you react. >> including your wife? you think.
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that this was completely self-defense. >> wow. this is going to be an interesting hour. susan, thank you so much. you can watch susan's full report called "eliminating the threat," on "48 hours" tomorrow night on cbs. >>. we are rocking out and going wild! olivia wilde and bobby cannavale.
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nest in the area since 1947. >> that is so beautiful. >> it's nice to see life comes in the world, however it gets here. >> something to smile about in washington! impressive! >> nobody can go up against that. >> we need more rebirth in washington. >> right. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour the new drama that scores the dark side of a rock star of evolution. guess who is here? they play husband and wife on the screen and olivia and bobby are hot in our toyota green room! plus, we will learn what really happened when she auditioned for the wall street. >> they are sharing the green room with another star. detroit style pizza! leo a here getting a special stroke this morning. we have this pie brought in from the motor city because detroit is leading a renaissance with its square slices. it smells so good in there too!
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good. see? we got jokes too, buddy. >> settle down. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the "los angeles times" reports on how findings from pluto are defying scientist's expectations. they say one of the big surprises has been the diversity of pluto's landscape. the dwarfed planets's terrain could be 4 billion years old and it features craters and towering mountains of ice up to three miles high. a philadelphia inquirer. this charter school pulled off a game winning three-pointer in overtime in the final seconds. the crowd went crazy. back in november, we told you how the school did not have a permanent gym to practice or play home games. it is still trying to raise the money. >> hollywood reporter reveals that u.s. theaters are banning
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movies even if they are with an adult. exhibitors quietly adopted the policy they say patrons complained about noisy tots or content. some chains are enforcing the rule after 6:00 p.m. but others applying it 24/7. i agree with that. >> norah and i have spoken. i agree with it too. matter! >> let's see what that buys us. emmy win bobby cannavale and olivia wilde have teamed up and husband and wife in a rock 'n' roll series called "vinyl." it follows drug addicted record who is fighting to save his label during the 1970s. in sunday's episode, richie's wife comes home to find he has relapsed yet again. >> i'm going to stop. no more drugs.
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i love you so much. >> why did you do it? >> hey. it's okay. just hanging out with ernest. >> what? >> what? ernest. >> i spent three days away and i come home to this? >> to what? >> please tell me this isn't happening! >> it's a little rough if the finest ra household. bobby and olivia, so great to have you here. it's fascinating to watch you guys on the screen. i can never tell if you're going to have hot monkey sex or just beat the crap out of each other. >> you're not talking about them in the green room, are you? >> no, about you on the show! >> it's a good thing. hopefully, that follows in the template. >> it's passion. >> great couples you've seen
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bunkers. it sort of falls in tradition. so we hope that is what the viewers are experiencing. it's a very hot time, of course. 1973. >> you're talking about the '70s. rock 'n' roll. it's rock 'n' roll, sex, drugs, a little bit of violence. i said olivia wasn't born in the 70s and how did she research for this role? >> luckily, this era has fascinated me since i was 10 years old. i was prepared for this easement i love "the washington post" said this about you. wilde is fabulous and calculatingly cool. >> ew! >> good review. >> very good review. >> we were lucky with our reviews. it's nice. >> when they first came to you for this role, what did you say? >> yes, yes. >> no hesitation? >> you didn't think about it? >> i was enormously pregnant. they came to me and said do you want to do this? i was like, yeah, when are they shooting is in the original
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still said yes. i was, like, we will work it out. >> martin scorse is producing and mick jagger is directing. tell me more. >> we couldn't see each other. he was in l.a. and i was in new york. i was rehearsing a play. it was, like, winter. and i remember this guy came up and i was very nervous what i should wear and what i should look like. i have an apartment and it was dark and i wore black because i thought that was cool. nefs a white shirt and it was sunny! our vibes were just off! i think he was a little, like, put off by me so i had to go down to d.c. and see him at his concert and we had dinner and hung out in his hotel. i said that before. i said one time, i said, we go back to his hotel and we sealed the deal. but that means like we had a good conversation.
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life was like in the '70s in the music business? >> he tells great stories about the time, about the era and his interactions with some of these music execs. he has wonderful stories and contributed a lot, yeah. >> you hadn't worked with marty scorsese before, had you? >> i worked with him on boardwalk empire. >> what does that mean to work with marty? >> everything. i think any actor wants to work with martiny. i think every actor wants to have the opportunity to be able to call him marty! >> yeah, i'm like, marty! >> how long before you get to call him that? >> i jumped right in. nice to meet you, marty! i hope that is okay. >> and does he ride with it? >> yeah. he wants everyone to feel comfortable. that is his main goal take away any intimidation. >> everybody is talking about you the repeat interview you had with howard and your role that you auditioned for it but didn't
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>> they told you were, too, sophisticated. >> to be fair, it should be the director's choice and, of course, i respect marty's choice in casting which he put me in "vinyl." which was the audition for wolfe. trust the process and do your best. you never know where your interviews might end up and you might end with a better job. sophisticated really means old. you learn this stuff. >> how old are you? >> i'm 32. i was younger then but still so sophisticated. >> i used to be told we don't think he fits -- that he is right for this world. which usually means you're ethnic, usually what that means. >> you both have young children in the house. baby otis is about 2? >> almost. >> first time i've met a white child named otis. where did that come from? >> i'm a huge otis redding fan. >> have you baby rocco and jake who is potty-trained and
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you have both ends of the spectrum, bobby. >> it's a nice thing. >> fun conversation at the table here, right? >> we covered it all. thank you so much. congratulations. >> thank you. >> thank you for having us. >> continued success with "vinyl." >> "vinyl" airs sundays on hbo. thank you both. it's actually more like pasta! detroit is coming up cooking up a comeback.
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motor city is suddenly firing up you know about chicago's deep dish and new york's neapolitan. but when it comes to pizza in detroit, hip variety may be found there in detroit. >> that's a beautiful pie. >> reporter: it's a flip version of the pizza you might know. >> dough, meet cheese and then sauce. >> reporter: this is the red top? >> this gives the distinction. the stripe on top there. >> reporter: a red top with blue collar roots. >> wow. look at that! >> reporter: here at buddy's, detroiters have been eating it their whole lives. for you, this is just pizza? >> it's like being home.
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legend, buddy's was first a speak easy. but in 1946, gus squarea made a pie here. he used tomato basal red sauce from sicily and in a pie pan used to hold nuts and bolts and car participates and gives it a crunchy crust in addition to the racy red top. it's been around for 80 years and still hitting its traction? >> i think we have pans been here for 80 years. >> reporter: wes started as a dishwasher at buddy's 41 years ago today, he's the vice president of operations. >> you always hear about chicago. you always here about new york. i'm like, wait a second! we have something to offer. >> reporter: detroit's pizza big moments is a welcome development for civil via rector. >> everything here has been touched by the auto industry. >> reporter: she says it only makes sense.
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on booming assembly lines also reworked food basics. >> everybody embraces everybody else's food because what you do with food, you know, it's a cultural currency that everybody understands. >> reporter: the type of pizzas made in detroit's italian households inspired imitation. little caesars first commercialized square pies. now, suddenly, it's hip for pizza to hail from detroit, including here in hip central. brooklyn, new york. >> for new yorkers to accept and love all sorts of pizza. >> we are. inclusive pizza eaters. >> reporter: they make a thin pie recognizable to fellow new yorkers. their next pizzaria will be from detroit. >> what do you think could be a hit in places other than detroit? >> pizza is sort of universal. is >> reporter: new yorkers are very territorial about their pizza?
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new yorkers also really appreciate very high quality food products, and that is really above all what we are trying to make, whether it's square or round. >> reporter: it is amazing see of these great lakes cities that were written off years or decades ago and now there is a hip quality to them that everybody wants to be a part of it. >> you know, this is a very resilient place. people and individuals are working together and pulling themselves up by their boot straps in sort of a ground-up resurrection but not the city but the food scene here. >> reporter: detroit is on the way back, thanks in part to a pizza that never left. for "cbs this morning," jeff glor, detroit. >> the verdict it s? >> it's really good. i'm a sucker for good pizza. >> next, we take a look back at all that mattered this week. you're watching "cbs this morning." the e-class has 11 intelligent driver-assist systems. it recognizes pedestrians
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that does it for us. sorry. i'm still eating pizza. >> we have to take a moment for the pizza. bravo! >> our thanks to john dickerson who will be on "face the nation" on sunday. as we leave you, let's take a look back at the week that matters. have a great weekend. >> take it easy. this is the greatest honor of my life. >> the president is trying to make it as hard as he can for congress to refuse merrick garland. >> i've selected a nominee who is widely recognized as one of america's sharpest legal minds. >> i will not be voting on this nominee. the next president will make the decision. >> the optics of this look very bad. >> these are tough optics, i will admit. >> thank you, ohio! >> do you think you'll be at his hotel after your watch party? >> i don't think i'll be invited. >> we have to bring our party together. >> i want to congratulate donald
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>> frank sinatra, jr., died on wednesday. >> this has taken pretty much everyone by surprise. >> prop up assad and showed russia is a player. >> i entirely beg you for your forgiveness. >> otto warmbier was charged in a trial that lasted an hour. >> the worst flooding here in more than a hundred years. >> do you plan on leaving? >> when it's full of water i'll leave. >> i'm not running for president. >> best in show for 2016 the little westie! >> president obama unveiled his full march madness bracket. >> i started off making the right pick and end making the right pick. i pick kansas! >> donald trump has released his bracket. >> this is where the party really happens. >> it's supposed to be fun.
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i just can't imagine either of you twerking on the beach. >> can you imagine what beer will do for you? >> i spotted a little dog stranded in the water. we will try to help him when we get off the air. >> that little dog is named sparky. david and the crew brought the dog some food. sparky is a-ok. >> this is supposed to be american democracy. >> a protester attempted to rush the stage. >> he is isis-related or could be. >> he makes me laugh at this stuff! >> for john kasich to win the nomination? >> he has to bring new states into the union and get those states to get some delegates. >> happy st. patrick's day! >> you reached out to peyton manning. saying from one forehead to ooed. >> another. >> i wish you wouldn't bring this up. >> buvenl bee is recalling chuck light in water and chunk light in oil and chunk light in water. say that three times.
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light in water, chunk light in water. >> okay, show-off! drop the microphone, mr. rose! i have words you never heard >> look at tara! that baby is coming any day now! >> at what point is it too close to birth is it to be on live television? >> never close, charlie! i have faith in you!
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