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60 minutes story "anonymous." >> good to see you. the undercover investigator who called himself ralph kaiser told the lawyers the minister used his official position to collect tens of millions of dollars in special payments from foreign companies. he wanted to move the money to the united states to buy a house, a jet, and a yacht. >> so, wants to bring in the money. so, started with the brownstone. and then probably, buying gulf stream jet. he wants to commission the building of a yacht and property. >> the story was intentionally devised to raise red flags and
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the minister's money was dirty. during the meetings. only one of the 16 lawyers, jeffrey herman, told him no. >> my standards are higher. >> reporter: the rest expressed varying degrees of interest with most offering advice on how it could be done. >> we do everything. soup to nuts. there is no limitation. we don't say, oh, we don't do windows. or, we deal with the financial money managers, whatever. no, no, no. we orchestrate and organize the tire thing. are happy to take that sponsibility. >> what is important to point out it can'be overstated is that none of the lawyers we have shown you broke any laws. in part, because the african minister didn't really exist. there were no hundred of millions of dollars and global witness's representative said no money changed hand. this is sort of a morality test? >> it wasn't. it was a test on the system. >> people could make the argument, all the guys did. listened to this guy in their office. didn't make a deal. need to sign up. we need to do research.
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they need to say something. those lawyers laid out in considerable detail, a myriad of different ways to bring money into america. >> reporter: none of the lawyers agreed to take on the african minister as a client. nor were they asked to. it was preliminary that ended with most attorneys expressing interest in continuing the die leg and some enthusiastic about landing the business. >> give me a chat when it is possible. move the ball forward on this. >> great. >> excellent. thank you for coming in. >> mark koplic and albert grant foresaw no problem as long as money was clean. did no indication they would do checking themselves. they went so far as to discuss legal fees. >> substantial. $50,000 to $100,000. >> koplic suggested a testen which a portion of suspicious
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united states. >> dlr 1 million. >> $1 million. a test. i said probably would start around $50 million. i could imagine. >> $1 million. >> $1 million. >> anything goes wrong. painful. but it won't be like. >> exactly. >> john jankoff and partner lawrence gabe offcamera also seemed willing to go forward. >> orchestrate it one legal fee cover everything. >> gabe did express concerns about the transactions. >> who can set up the structure, could you do it? >> okay. i don't think he does it with money that may be questionable. we have to find out about. >> at end of the meeting they look forward to the next conversation on the telephone not on e-mail. give me a phone number. >> sending an e-mail with an outline.
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that's how you catch people. >> the hidden camera tapes raise all sorts of ethical questions not just about the behavior of the lawyers but about the methods used by global witness in making them the we showed the footage to bill simon, law professor at columbia university, one of the country's top legal ethicists. >> i think it's, draw as tension to the fact that lawyers may be playing an important role in money laundering that requires more scrutiny. >> have you ever seen anything like this before? >> no. never. >> never. >> what is your overall impression of it? >> any lawyer is big to be >> any lawyer is big to be uncomfortable. this was a sting.
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reported statements, a lawyer thought he was making to a client. that's kind of unprecedented and consistent with the norms out confidentiality. am uneasy about that. the other hand. think that -- the tapes expose nduct of great public nsequence. valuable the public sees it. yeah, very valuable. confidentiality. nefit of client. t the lawyer. wyers benefit from it. cause conduct that goes on der the protection of nfidentiality, is never scrutinized by the public. lawyers are never accountable for it. so the sting actually brings some accountability to conduct that ought to be accountable. >> in its own report, global witness includes an opinion from two legal ethicists including bill simon of columbia. it says that if attorneys mark koplic, john jankoff and gerald ross had been responding to a real request their conduct would not comply with professional responsibilities of lawyers. it said the attorneys displayed a cynical, and evasive attitude toward law. the ethicist also noted that the rules were vague and we do not expect that all lawyers will agree with this. >> simon put then aba president james silkenaught and hugh finnegan in a different cat go,
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advice on how to move questionable funds into the u.s. >> what makes him different from other lawyers? >> he was quite clear he would not assist illegal conduct. he indicated at one point he would report the client if he found the client engaged in illegal conduct. also, he was fairly clear that -- he would need more information before he agreed to represent the client. >> reporter: on the other hand he clearly seems interested in this. >> he clearly seems interested and enthusiastic about it. >> reporter: anything wrong with that? >> i find it regrettable. but i am not sure as a professional responsibility, authority, could say inconsistent with duties under the rules. >> the only lawyer who fulfilled the ideals was jeffrey herman.
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it probably involved, illegal activity and ended the meeting. >> this ain't for me. my standard are higher. not interested. >> do you know anybody who would be able? >> i don't think so. and i wouldn't recommend either. >> yeah, yeah. >> because those persons would be insulted. > you can see the full o-part series on our website. s vernight news" will be right back. let's get these dayquil liquid gels and go. but these liquid gels are new. mucinex fast max. it's the same difference. this one is max strength and fights mucus. mucinex fast max. the only cold and flu liquid gel that's max-strength and fights mucus. let's end this. dry spray? that's fun. it's already dry! no wait time. this is great. it's very soft. can i keep it? (laughs) all the care of dove...
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against the panthers in super bowl 50. the game has come a long way in five decades. and jeff glore has a look back at super bowl history. >> the nfl's two last standing teams on the field. >> end zone. and a touchdown. >> trying to match the ever increasing hype offense. stars are born. legacies are cemented. >> for a first down. >> it's been a game full of improbable plays. >> and he is in, touchdown, pittsburgh! >> inches can decide the outcome. >> no, he falls at the one. time runs out. that's it. >> all for the chance to stand at midfield and kiss the lombardi trophy. it wasn't always this way. grooving on a sunday afternoon >> reporter: the day before
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hardly extraordinary hype in southern california. >> the team from mississippi, meeting one from missouri is not enflaming los angeles. >> reporter: the trophy, football's holy grail sat largely alone and ignored on a conference room table. the fans brought a decidedly do it yourself fashion sense. and the players -- let's just say they have adjusted their in-game routines. >> lynn dawson quarterbacked the kansas city chiefs in super bowl 1. there is a shot of lenny dawson, at the l.a. coliseum, super bowl one, on the side lines. sitting on the bench smoking a cigarette. >> reporter: first super bowl pit aid team from national football league against a team from the american league. green bay touchdown. >> there were empty seats in the stand, first super bowl. a lot of them.
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we didn't have any idea what to expect from the game. >> temperature pratt was there as assistant coach. >> tickets for the game cost how much? >> $12, $12. and program was $1. >> today, at 80 years old, pralt is still in the game. a pass rush specialist for the arizona cardinals. >> how many plays in playbook in super bowl 1. >> you know from a defensive standpoint. i don't know. maybe 30. >> how many today? >> 130. >> ha-ha. >> mike lodish was the first person to play in six superbowls. >> this is kind of my little trophy room. >> reporter: as a defensive lineman he lost, four super bowls with the bills. then won two with the broncos. for him, the game has drifted dramatically away from the defense's favor. >> the league wants more offense.
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you want to see action. and action is being in the end zone and making great plays. >> caught! touchdown! >> as the the game and its players have evolved. >> the carry. >> so has the the coverage. in super bowl 1. cbs used 11 cameras and introduced instant replay. this year, there will be 70 cameras positioned around levi's stadium. making the debut, the pylon camera, offering 16 angles. >> inside going back this time. >> imagine the game without other broadcast advances. first down marker graphic. replays from every position. >> he wants to get out here. >> timeless chalkboard. >> defensive back. washington. great play. >> while the game carved several sports cap stones for athletes. >> take it all the way for the touchdown. >> the same scan be said for the people who covered it. >> john, how would you capture the mood of the teams right now? >> well, right now, the hoopla its over.
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lives to be in the super bowl. >> now, 50 years in, stadiums are sold out. >> doesn't want to go yet. >> and quick quips become catch phrases. >> i'm going to go to disney world. >> now he fires downfield. >> super bowl sun day remains the biggest entertainment event in america. >> at the goal line! >> while this its the 50th version of the game, it is only the second one held in the bay area.
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1985. super bowl 50 four days away. time for the plays to meet the press and their fans at media day. michelle miller reports from super bowl city. >> reporter: this is super bowl city where most of the nongame day action is taking place. where fans get the total nfl experience.
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jose at the s.a.p. center. for the first time, media night went primetime. for the first-ever media night. >> reporter: the nfl's golden anniversary of the super bowl. and the league seems determined to make everything this year a little bigger. >> peyton manning. >> the teams made a grand entrance as introduced on a replica of the golden gate bridge. players seem to be taking it all in. this guarantees a way for more than 2,000 journalists converged in the super bowl bubble, along with legions of fans to meet and greet the two teams who made it to the big game. 7,000 fans nabbed tickets at christmas for $3 a pop. and fans could watch from their couches too. extravaganza was broadcast and streamed live on the nfl this is the moment of a lifetime >> barring the entertainment glitz of sun day's big game, this year included an opening francisco, featuring aloe black.
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>> reporter: on display, the opposing star quarterbacks. the dynamic 26-year-old cam getting so close to you right now like a force >> reporter: perhaps the league's most respected elder, 39-year-old peyton manning. promise you i will run a uchdown sunday i will lebrate. sure you that. >> reporter: cam's time fielding questions, ventured into lighter characteristic wide smile. >> those are must-win pants. that and lose. >> reporter: while peyton kept answering the $64,000 question. >> everyone has been asking are u going to retire after this? you have any idea? hey, you are sharp. u are sharp. >> reporter: this is the official swag bag.
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deodorant. iowa shakes up the deck. >> for the republicans now a three-way race. hillary clinton barely escapes. >> i have won and i lost there. it is a lot better to win. >> also tonight. terror in the sky. first a bang then a fire as a
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for the first time in this country, the zika virus has spread through sexual contact. and betting on the super bowl. even small advertisers are hoping to score big. i spent all my years believing you >> announcer: this is the cbs "overnight news." hillary clinton made history, though not the way she hoped. she was declared the winner of iowa's democratic caucuses by the smallest margin ever. now she faces a tougher battle against bernie sanders on his new england home turf next week. new hampshire is also where republican donald trump will be looking for a comeback after losing to ted cruz and barely edging out marco rubio. our campaign 2016 correspondents are on the trail. and first go to major garrett with the republicans.
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so what a victory last night. >> reporter: after earning the most iowa caucus votes in gop history, ted cruz boasted he defied the odds. >> every tv pundit on virtually every station said cruz can't win, no chance cruz is going to win iowa, not going to happen. it would be trump, trump. trump. >> reporter: but it wasn't. trump fell 6,000 votes short and gave an uncommonly subdued concession speech. >> we finished second. i want to till you something, i am just honored. really honored. today the bombast was back. trump complained on twitter he had not been given any credit by the voters for self funding his campaign and the media has not covered my long shot great finish in iowa fairly. trump called cruz's victory speech, long, rambling and overly flamboyant. the race is quickly becoming a
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the florida senator says he is in better possession to be the nominee than cruz. >> who is closer now? >> i think i am. we are one delegate apart. second i give us the best chance to unify the party. you can't win if the party is divided but to grow it. >> reporter: rubio's momentum comes with attacks from kasich, bush, and christie who need strong showings in new hampshire to stay viable. >> see if he will answer your questions, stand up and take that. i don't thing he will or can. >> what do you think that its about? >> sometimes when people are under duress they react in ways they will regret later on. christie finished 10th. cruz worked hard for his victory in iowa. holding 2/3 as many events as trump, a third more than rubio. do the math, trump collected twice as many votes per iowa visit as cruz. >> worth remembering, iowa
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major garrett for us tonight. thank you. now to the democrats. here is nancy cordes. >> i am so thrilled that i am coming to new hampshire after winning iowa! >> reporter: the first woman ever to win the iowa caucuses did it by .2%. >> senator sanders are you conceding the race in iowa. >> last i saw we were four delegates down. as the i understand it, there was some precincts where -- delegates were one with the flip of the coin. we want to take a, a look at that. >> at least six precincts broke a tie with a coin toss. >> hillary clinton. >> the large turnout, evenly split, caused challenges elsewhere too. >> well should a realignment. >> in the end, 84% of young voters, under the age of 30, went for sanders. but 58% of caucus goers were 50
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and they went overwhelmingly for clinton. the granite state is rockier territory for clinton. the latest cbs news battleground tracker shows sanders leading in new hampshire by 19 points. his democratic socialist message plays well with the state's large independent population. >> it sounds to me like you are ready for a political revolution. >> reporter: sanders also has something of a home field advantage here. he is from neighboring vermont. clinton has the deep ties here too, scott, it is here she staged a come back eight years ago after a stinging loss in iowa. >> nancy cordes, thank you. two casualties of the iowa caucuses, republican mike huckabee who won there eight years ago. he did poorly last night and dropped out. so did democrat martin o'malley. >> clinton picked up 22 national convention delegates in iowa. sanders, 21.
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because clinton already has 362 superdelegates. party leaders who pledged their votes to her. that brings her now to 384 or about 16% of the 2,382 she needs. after new hampshire, the polls indicate the primaries are expected to break clinton's way. on the republican side, cruz picked up eight delegates, trump, rubio, seven. they need a little over 1,200. so, far to go. john dickerson, our cbs news political director and anchor of "face the nation." john, we heard what a difference an election makes. tell me how has the race changed? what's the new framework? >> we have been talking about the race in terms of establishment, versus the outsider. woe we shoe look, ideology, versus electability. look at entrance polls in iowa, who shares your val use? they went for ted cruz.
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think can win in november, the large share went to marco rubio. going into new hampshire, ted cruz is saying i'm the true consistent conservative. the keeper of the flame. rally to my light. marco rubio is saying i can beat hillary clinton. >> question of yesterdayology and electability. tell me where does this go from here? >> well, marco rubio did well in iowa in part because he did better than expectations. but now he is saying he is in the top tier, he is the alternative to cruz and trump. those expectations are very high. so, he would have to do very well in new hampshire which is a less ideological state. of course he has new competitors there in bush, christie, and kasich. all of whom want to drag him down. of course there its the roiling fight between ted cruz and donald trump. >> john dickerson. watching on sunday on "face the nation." john, thank you so much.
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health officials have confirmed the first transmission of the zika virus in the united states. a person in dallas was infected after sex with a partner who had been in venezuela where zika is
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it is usually transmitted by mosquitoes and suspected of causing devastating birth defects. hardest hit is brazil where we find dr. jon lapook. >> reporter: it is a search and destroy mission by government workers. each morning, teams of army and health workers target neighborhoods in the city looking to kill mosquitoes that may carry the zika virus. the epicenter of an explosion of microcephaly, an abnormally small head at birth linked to the infection. >> each is a notified case of microcephaly. >> reporter: the doctor heads up the city health department. >> expecting reduce population of mow skieesquito to see less zika and hopefully less microcephaly cases later on. >> reporter: there are 272,000 homes in this district alone. officials follow up every two months.
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fourth child. a worker added chemical to kill mosquito larvae. the breeding of this species of mosquitoes occurs in people's homes. what are you doing at home to loper your chance of getting bitten by a mosquito. borgess told me, tries to keep her home clean, eliminates standing water and occasionally uses bug spray. still gets mosquito bites once a week. she has had no obvious symptoms of zika, but 80% of the time those infected don't feel sick. what do you worry about? prejudice exists and is serious. as a mom, i would give all of my love, but i would worry about the outside world. scott, i asked the health commissioner about today's report of sexual transmission of zika virus in the united states the he said that has not been reported yet in brazil, but that after today, health officials here are certain to take a
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>> dr. jon lapook, reporting for us, jon, thank you. what are the chances of a large outbreak of zika in this country? we put the question to dr. thomas frieden who runs the centers for disease control. >> everything we see so far doesn't suggest there will be a widespread outbreak of zika in the u.s. we have two things going for us. first, the mosquitoes are not present at all in most of the country. and they're present in much lower numbers where they are present. second, because people have air conditioning, are inside, legislation crowded than some of the places where zika is spreading so rapidly, we are much less likely to have the widespread transmission even in the places where are the mosquitoes that spread this virus. >> dr. thomas frieden of the cdc. turning overseas -- there was a bang and suddenly a gaping hole in a jetliner over war torn somalia today. margaret brennan has the that.
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shot on the plane while still in flight shows oxygen masks fwloeg in the wind near the hole in the airbus 321. some passenger toward the back of the plane can be seen wearing oxygen masks. on the ground the damage to the plane was clearly visible with pieces of the fuselage curled out from the body of the plane. all 74 passengers and crew were evacuated. aviation officials say two people were injured. the somali owned airline was on the way from mogadishu to and the diplomat was on the flight and said on facebook he heard a loud noise and couldn't see anything but smoke. after the smoke cleared he realized quite a chunk of the plane was missing. u.s. intelligence officials are aware of reports there may have
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it is unclear from structural failure. and a terror group controls part of the country and isis is expanding its footprint. >> megan brennan, thank you. five days ahead of super bowl 50, the nfl is studying how to deal with a 58% increase in concussions. from 115 during the 2014 season to 182 in 2015. this after the league already cracked down on helmet to helmet hits. this. >> after former new york giant tyler sash died at age of 27, doctors were shocked to discover he had a degenerative brain disease, unusually advanced in some one so young. football. >> they could have all the money back. you know? nothing else matters. and you can't compensate anybody
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>> if you continue to deny my work. >> reporter: in "concussion" will smith plays the pathologist who first identified the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopothy or cte. he battled the football establishment to have it recognized. >> nobody is denying cte any longer. the doctor studied the brains of dozens of deceased nfl players. >> how many of the players on the field, on super bowl sunday, will already be suffering from brain damage? >> i believe that 90 to 100% of, of professional players will suffer from cte. >> i think that is a bift hyperbole, honestly. i can't imagine that being the case. >> reporter: dr. mitch berger, is chair of the committee that monitors head injuries for the nfl. over the past decade the league
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reduce the risk. an athletic trainer, dubbed eye in the sky watches for injuries from a stadium box and independent neurological consultant monitors from the side lines. concussions are up. i think primarily because the of the vigilance, the consultant, spotter in the media box there were twice as many evaluations or screenings for concussions this year. >> reporter: the doctor believes it takes less than a concussion to damage the brain. >> by the time you reach a professional level, you must have received thousands, if not not hundreds of thousands of blows to your head. >> reporter: the doctor has a foundation to research the damage the blows to the head may be causing. scott, the nfl is looking at equipment changes and even new kinds of turf that could reduce head injuries. >> john blackstone reporting for us. john, thank you. a mother remembers her
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saturday in virginia she was found murdered. two freshmen are under arrest and don dahler is following this. >> at a press conference, tammy weeks tried to describe the daughter. she couldn't finish. >> she had a passion for pandas, dreamed of being on "american idol." idol." nicole touched many people throughout her short life. yeah, i can't do that part. >> reporter: prosecutored charged david eisenhower with first degree murder and virginia tech engineering student, natalie keepers charged with helping him commit the crime. pettitte. >> a very preliminary determination of the cause of death is stabbing. eisenhauer, a former track star. according to documents he said i
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free. lovell, was last seen at her mother's blacksburg, virginia home wednesday. her body was discovered saturday, lying on a road in north carolina. lovell's father david and stepmother terry stayed in touch with the teen through social media but were concerned about her activities on web sites where the family believes she ultimately met her accused killer. are you aware she was active on these teen flirt sites? >> we know that there were some issues at one time with her on these sites. and we addressed them. and i guess, we didn't do enough. >> reporter: the suspects are being held at this jail without bond. they have not yet entered a plea, scott. nicole lovell, her funeral will be held thursday. >> don, thank you.
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the candidates got out of iowa just one step ahead of a storm that could still spawn tornados. here's david begnaud. >> tonight a blizzard sweeping middle america from colorado to wisconsin. more than 13 million people are under the threat of winter weather. nearly a foot of snow has fallen in colorado alone in just 24 hours. in kansas, vehicles had to be dug out. blowing snow has made driving treacherous, with little visibility. big rigs have become stranded. some sedans didn't have a chance. even snowplows were struggling. the snow cut power to at least 1,600 customers in lincoln, nebraska where monie and lee hedrick live. >> a moment where you go back to where people didn't have power. you have to learn how to adapt. >> reporter: elsewhere today unusually warm from chicago to new orleans. nashville set a record, 75 degrees. that warmth combined with strong winds will cause severe
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threat of tornados for nearly 9 million people from the gulf coast to illinois. tonight, we are in mississippi and right now the national weather service out of jackson confirms there is a tornado on the ground in mississippi. and scott, people there are being urged to take cover right now. >> we'll check with you tomorrow. thank you very much. millions of people will be in
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next. the super bowl is coming sunday here on cbs. but first, a word from the sponsors.
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>> reporter: during last year's super bowl, smaller brands, avocados from mexico spent 10% of their budget for an ad. >> i mean, double dipped. >> reporter: the company president, alvare luce. >> giving an example to brand that could participate, or compete, share the stage with huge brands. >> reporter: the brand grew 33%. the lesson, the ad that wins has a message that resonates. >> bud-wise-er. >> and a brand that sticks for years to come. just one look demarco morgan, cbs news. that's the "overnight news" for this wednesday. for some the news continues. for others check back with us later for the morning news and "cbs this morning."
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york city, i'm scott pelley. captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, february 3rd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the presidential campaign crisscross hamp, while the
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tuesday's primary. donald trump still stewing over his second place finish in iowa. an airplane is rocked by a mid-airplane explosion over somalia. two people were injured and terrorism could be to blame. a leap of faith. heavy smoke and flames force a little girl to her third floor balcony. her only option, to jump into the arms of three police waiting below. you make me feel like i'm alive again >> the road to the super bowl is paved with carpool karaoke with chris martin riding shotgun and james corden gets a preview of sunday's halftime show. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the focus of this year's
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to new hampshire and its first in the nation primary, now just six days away. the iowa caucuses, as they often do, change the game and some candidates hoping to build on momentum and others find themselves as high profile targets. weijia jiang is in manchester, new hampshire. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to everybody. texas senator ted cruz says he was able to win iowa with a strong ground game, something donald trump was criticized for not having. trump also ditched the last debate before the iowa caucuses. it's a decision he now says he does not regret but admits it might have cost him the state as he aggressively tries to rebound. donald trump took to the campaign trail in milford, new hampshire, tuesday, brushing off his second place standing in iowa and downplaying march owe rubio's third place finish. >> he comes in third. i come in second.
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rubio, unbelievable night! unbelievable victory. unbelievable! >> reporter: rubio outperformed expectations in the hawkeye state and finishing just one percentage point behind trump, >> we have to go out and convince more people that conservatism is the right approach for america. i've done that and will do that. >> reporter: the florida senator is now positioning himself as the alternative to trump and first place iowa finisher ted cruz. with the first in the nation primary here in new hampshire, less than a week away, candidates on both sides are flooding the state in an effort to sway voters. while some have already made up their minds. >> everything that ted cruz believes in, he acts on. he believes in the best things for america. >> reporter: others remain undecided. >> i am going to be going to a lot of town halls and, you know, looking at candidates face-to-fans talkingface-to- face-to-face and talking to them
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come to the granite state as the underdog, trailing sanders by 18 points. >> i hope you will choose with both your heart and your mind. >> we are going to go state after state after state after state. >> reporter: both candidates could face each other in a possible debate here tomorrow. and here on the campaign trail, hillary clinton's use of a private e-mail account is following her. the state department now says then senator john kerry also used a nonofficial account to send her information now deemed classified. >> weijia jiang in new hampshire, thank you. we will talk about what happened in iowa and the upcoming new hampshire primary with senator bernie sanders coming up on "cbs this morning." this morning, a major storm system has brought a mix of severe and potentially dangerous weather to the central united states. that same system is pushing a band of tornadoes into the deep
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heavy snow and, in some areas, blizzard-like conditions hampered travel in the plains. tornado watches were issued for parts of louisiana, mississippi, and alabama. don champion has our report. >> reporter: a large destructive tornado hit western alabama late yesterday. >> thank god we, you know, we are all -- we were all okay. that is the main thing any time you have a storm. >> reporter: it left a trail of damage about 45 miles west of tuscaloosa. mobile mobile homes, trees and power lines were destroyed but nobody injured. >> not as bad as oklahoma or texas but when we have one, it's usually bad. >> reporter: it was one of several tornadoes to touch down in the south. at least eight were reported in mississippi, sending residents scrambling for safety. >> we got in our truck with our grandson coming to our storm pit. as luck would have it, we never made it to the storm pit.
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>> reporter: east of the of jackie, severe flooding is reported. several people had to be rescued. in the midwest, the issue is heavy snow, as strong winds, there were whiteout conditions from nebraska to michigan. in nebraska, more than a foot of snow fell, drifts were several feet deep. in wisconsin, the flakes came fast and furious. >> all of a sudden, it's just like somebody snapped their fingers and she was coming down in pretty big flames. >> reporter: there are blizzard conditions in southwestern minnesota where folks are being adviseto stay off the roads. more than 10 inches of snow has fallen and several highways have been shut down. here in the east, no big worries about snow, at least for now. in fact, record highs could be set and temperatures could reach into the 60s in new york and washington today. 70s in the southeast. anne-marie, let's hit the road. >> my goodness. don champion here in new york, i
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in the coming days, centers for disease control. health official in texas identified the first u.s. case of the zika virus transmitted through sexual contact. the patient are not traveled but had sex with someone who had returned from venezuela. >> now it's a game-changer. we are talking about sexually transmitted virus, the zika virus, and that is a concern as we go forward, since 80% of the individuals don't have any symptoms. >> reporter: the virus is usually spread by mosquitoes and is linked to a serious birth defect. it's still unclear what caused an explosion on board a commercial airliner in africa. the airbus operated by a somaliay airline had just taken off from mogadishu late yesterday en route to jabuti. 74 passengers and two crew on board. two were injured.
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