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it's friday, february 12th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." campaign 2016 democrats take center stage in another debate, but the republicans snag a few headlines of their own and a few young fans. polar plunge. the lowest temperatures of the winter are heading to the northeast with forecasters warning the cold could kill. restaurant rampage. several people are hurt when a man wielding a machete goes on a violent spre. the ocean doesn't see male or female. >> and making waves at mavericks. women argue it's time for a change at one of surf's biggest competition. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york.
i'm anne-marie green. still smarting from a resound on is defeat in the new hampshire primary, hillary clinton is hoping to get her campaign back on track later this month in nevada and south carolina. last night in the final debate before those contests, clinton tried to stem the surge of bernie sanders's campaign by making a plea to an important block of voters. march marlie hall was at last night os campaign debate in milwaukee. >> reporter: sanders used last night's debate as an opportunity to try to boost his minority support. >> we are sick and tired of seeing videos on television of unarmed people, often african-americans, shot by police officers. >> we have to restore policing that will actually protect the communities that police officers are sworn to protect. >> reporter: hillary clinton and
debate to appeal to blacks and latinoss in the next states to vote. but the battle for minority voters was also taking place off the debate stage. >> i believe bernie sanders is a -- >> reporter: on thursday, sanders launched an online video featuring the daughter of eric garner, the man who died after new york city police officers put him in a choke-hold. clinton meanwhile, picked up the support of the black caucus. >> what i am looking for people who affect the urban community, communities of color are not going to be pigeon-holed and talked about only in states in south carolina, but be a part of the overall conversation. >> reporter: the debate also featured a sharp exchange when clinton sought to align herself with president obama. >> the kind of criticism that we have heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans. >> madam secretary, that is a low blow. >> reporter: both candidates
but said their appeal goes beyond the gender divide. >> i'm not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm the most qualified, experienced, and ready person to be the president and the commander in chief. >> i think a sanders' victory would be of some historical accomplishment as well. >> reporter: one issue that didn't come up in last night's debate -- hillary clinton's e-mail scandal. a judge ordered that her remaining e-mails during her time as secretary of state be released by the end of the month, just before super tuesday. marlie hall, cbs news, milwaukee, wisconsin. on the republican side, candidates are preparing for
before next satu you can watch tomorrow night's republican debate right here on cbs. the coldest air of the winter is making its way across much of the eastern united states this morning, potentially record low temperatures in the single digits are in store from virginia all the way to here, new york city. meteorologist steve baskerville of our chicago station wbbm is tracking the frigid weather. >> east of the mississippi, the bitter air, in the week, while they are setting records for warm weather in places like california, but getting back to who is affected as the weekend from international falls to the twin cities, windchills certainly should be advised of being very, very cold, from buffalo to albany, upstate new
anywhere from 20 to 35 below. so it's definitely the top half of the country up in the northern states affected. but from california through arizona, parts of texas, parts of the deep south, almost like spring. single-digit temperatures up in the dakotas. even colder than normal weather around places like charlotte. i'm steve baskerville, cbs news. pope francis left rome this morning to begin a five-day visit to mexico. en route, he'll stop in cuba to hold the first-ever meeting between a pope and a patriarch of the russian orthodox church. >> reporter: pope francis boarded his plane in rome this morning for his big trip to mexico where he'll tackle hot button issues, including immigration. the streets of mexico city are bustling for last-minute preparations for the pope's visit.
francis memorabilia. mexico has the world's second largest catholic population behind brazil. he will celebrate mass on the country's southern and northern borders. workers are already putting the finishing touches on the altar for an outdoor mass in a city that borders billion pass owe, texas. melissa lopez runs a catholic charity that helps migrants are services in el paso. >> the fact he is coming here i human being and about the direction he is wanting to push the catholic church in. >> reporter: propose francis's altar is just across the border and his mass will be available right here from el passo, texas. >> any time you have this many people into the region you have to have that larger presence and
ensure that everybody is save. >> reporter: more than 500,000 people are expected in juares next week. a suspect walked into a restaurant last night and started attacking people. witnesses say he went from table-to-table with no warning. >> there were tables and chairs overturned. there was a man on the floor bleeding. there were -- there was blood on the floor. it was awful. it was just carnage. >> the suspect left the restaurant but was overtaken by police rather quickly. they tried to use a stun gun, but when he attacked police, they shot him dead. an americanairlines jet was forced to make an emergency landing after smoke filled part of the passenger cabin. american flight 564 landed
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a four-month old gas leak is plugged and a university of missouri professor breaks her silence. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the kansas city star" says university of missouri professor melissa click is speaking out during a campus protest. click was charged with assault in last fall's incident but reached a deal to avoid prosecution. >> i'm sorry for what i did. i wish i could take it back. i wish i could go back and try again, but it did happen and, you know, i do take responsibility for it. >> on wednesday, a statehouse committee voted to freeze the university's funding because of her continued employment. the cleveland "plain dealer" reports the estate of tamir rice
ambulance ride. police shot him after responding to a 911 call about someone waving and pointing a gun. it turned out to be a toy. cleveland's mayor apologized to the rice family for the filing of the medical claim. "the boston globe" reports bill cosby's wife will be deposed in a lawsuit by seven women against her husband. camille cosby would not have to reveal any private marital conversations she had with her husband. the women claim bill cosby defamed them by branding them liars after revealing accusations of decades old alleged sexual assault. the "los angeles times" reports a natural gas leak that forced thousands from their homes is now plugged. the gas began billowing from a well in porter ranch near los angeles nearly four months ago, sickening people living nearby. >> for the first time in many, many months, the community is able to breathe clean air. >> the current fix is just temporary. before residents can return home, the well must be sealed
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the country. ladies and gentlemen, as you know, this sunday is valentine's day. if you're single, i'm sorry. that's a pain. if you're in a long-term relationship, i'm sorry, that's a pain! and if you're with someone you started dating two weeks ago, i'm really sorry. that is the worst of all three. on the cbs "moneywatch" uber agrees to a massive settlement and a notorious ex- pharmaceutical executive makes an offer to, of all people, kanye west. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. mounting concerns that europe's banks sent stocks in aia lower. japan's nikkei fell 5% to a five-month low and hang sang's lost 1%. worry about interest rates and global weakness sent wall street going lower. the dow closed down 254 points. the s&p lost 22 points.
donald trump settled his lawsuit against univision. last summer, they decided not to broadcast miss universe and miss america beauty pageants. at the time, trump owned the pageants. univision defended many remarks he had about mexicans. uber agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits concerning safety and fees. the lawsuit was about fees it charges passengers. about 25 million passengers participated in the settlement. a judge still needs to approve the deal. the once prominent social media myspace is owned by time inc. now. back in 2008, myspace had about 76 million visitors, but started to lose ground to facebook and others.
entertainment. martin shkreli, the out of work pharmaceutical executive known for jacking up drug prices, he has offered to buy kanye west's new album for $10 million. under shkreli's terms, west would release the album "the life of pablo" only to shkreli. he paid five times that for another album. so far, no comment from kanye west. >> what do they call him? pharmo bro? i'm sure all of the negotiations will take place via twitter between the two. >> and all will be watching. >> we are suckers! jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. this coming up, times of change. we will look at calls to allow women to compete in a legendary surfing contest.contest. who sees all and forgets nothing.
the country. it was an emotional day for the oklahoma city thunder. the wife of assistant coach monte williams died suddenly on wednesday after a car crash. speaking with the media thursday, okc star kevin durant couldn't hold back the tears. >> file for monte, man. >> ingrid williams was 44 years old. the team set up a memorial at last night's game for fans to the oakland raiders will remain in the bay area, at least for now. team owner mark davis announced a one-year lease to keep the team at the coliseum for the 2016 nfl season. the raiders were eyed as a franchise that could have moved
rams, who announced their relocation to l.a. last month. as a big wave surf competition in california's half moon bay starts this morning, there is a debate over the surfers who enter. women have never competed in the annual mavericks competition in the event's 17-year history. for one surfer, she says it's time for a change. >> women have a place in life just like men have a place in life, because the ocean doesn't see male or female. the wave is the wave. >> the women won't be in the lineup any time soon. there is talk of a women's big wave contest next year to coincide with the men's. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," country music singer cam. i'm anne-marie green.
elaine quijano reports. >> elsa had magical powers and could create things out of snow and ice. >> reporter: 4-year-old matie can't get enough of her books on tape. >> anna was delighted. >> reporter: because the voice is her mother, mandy balderas, locked in a prison four hours away. >> i told her how i missed her. even though i'm not there physically, i know she is sitting there listening to my voice and spending that time with me. >> reporter: each month, balderas and other selected inmates choose a story to record and then mail it home. it's called story book project and it runs in six women prisons across texas. >> it was a sunday afternoon at the end of may. >> this story began in a castle. >> we weren't scared, as long as we were together. >> reporter: 64% of incarcerated women nationwide lived with their children before prison. story book tries to ease the pain of separation.
feel my love power. i love you! >> reporter: matie was 18 months old when her mother went to prison for a dwi crash that killed the other driver. a crime of manslaughter that victimized her daughter too. >> i was crying for mommy. >> reporter: how come? >> because i miss her. >> if it wasn't for the book, she wouldn't be able to have the bond that we have now and i know that that means something to her and i know it means something to me. >> reporter: but the fact is you got behind the wheel of a car when you had alcohol in your system, and a person is dead because of that. didn't you forfeit your right to do things like this when you made that decision? >> yes, i made a decision, but it's not about the decision any more, it's about how we handle the circumstances and that is how i'm choosing to handle the circumstances by helping my kid i'm at.
>> reporter: balderas has four sentence. when she finally reunites with her family, she hopes her children won't mistake her voice for a stranger. >> you are my sunshine. my only sunshine. news, columbus, texas. >> i love you always. mommy. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will preview this weekend's presidential debate and talk to republican party chairman reince priebus. plus the price of love. how those valentine's day expenses can really add up. and country music star and grammy nominee, cam. a final call for our co-host charlie rose of "cbs this morning," last night he received the national press club award for excellence in broadcast journalist. past recipients including bob schieffer and "60 minutes." congratulations, charlie. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday.
less time behind bars for some prisoners before getting parole. elizabeth: decision time. the final hearing to decide the fate of the bakken oil pipeline wrapped up thursday. why it could still be a while before we know the answer. good morning, thanks for waking up bright and early with us. metinka: it has been so he every other day it seems like. the snow has stopped falling. 20 degrees right now. wind chill at 10 degrees. a light when coming from the northwest print that is going to change today. we are expecting clouds to move out. cold air is going to rush in here. the winds will start to pick up around noon today and temperatures will be following -- falling back into the teens
elizabeth: right now violent , criminals face a major reduction in mandatory time served. it's part of a proposed shakeup to iowa's mandatory minimum sentencing laws. eric kcci's ryan smith shows us : why the county attorney says this a public safety concern. >> we have to be protected from the violent criminals. ryan strong words from polk : county john sarcone this week. reacting to house file 21-71. the bill would slash the state's mandatory sentence of 70% time-served to 30%. for example, a second-degree murder conviction carries a 50-year sentence 35 years mandatory. if passed, an offender could serve 15 years then seek parole. >> are we best served by keeping them in there taking up a bed, taxpayer money, or would it be better to put maybe more money into community corrections. ryan representative mary wolf : hopes lawmakers will consider re-evaluating what she calls iowa's rigid sentencing laws. >> i tend to doubt that many