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at university of missouri assistant professor who sparked a national backlash says she regrets her controversial behavior she was calling for muscle to remove a student journalist from a campus protest. the video shows her cursing at police a month early. >> i'm media can i talk to you. >> no you need to get out >> she's the woman seen at a university of missouri protest last fall ordering protesters away from the quad. >> you need to get out. >> her actions brought her many miss demeanor assault chargers. and widespread condemnation now
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>> you need to go. >> werea pauled by the video? >> i was embarrassed by my behavior and doesn't represent the good i was doing there that day and certainly i wish i could do it over again. >> she said she was trying to protect the students protest whog she said were under threat and wasn't sure the man filming was a real journalist. >> he introduced himself only as media and came at me with a camera. >> a camera not a weapon. >> sure, but it also wasn't a g camera. could have been a phone-sized camera. it didn't say professional journalist to me. >> we asked if she would review the tape with us. she declined. >> i don't wish to do that. >> but on the tape she's clearly heard identifying the student journalist as a reporter before calling for muscle to remove him. >> who wants to help me get this porter out of here. ed some muscle over here.
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>> is calling for muscle respectful? >> it was a mistake. i never meant it as a call for violence. it's just one of those things said in the heat of the moment. >> but another video released last pic shows her at a earlier protest during a homecoming in october cursing at a police officer who she says pushed her. >> get out or get arrest. >> you can see where people watching those videos are saying she's got a problem. >> people who know me don't feel that way. and people there know i was there with the best of intentions and know it was a really tricky situation. >> the university governing board is investigating. david steelman is a board member. >> what about the video is most damaging. >> the call for muscle. no question about it.
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that's your child that a faculty member calls for muscle on. you do not pour gasoline on on already volatile situation. >> earlier called her someone as outstanding record with teaching and she worried she won't get a fair hearing. >> i believe there's an environment set up where i can't be fairly evaluated. >> if that's the case what happens after that. >> well i fight for my job. i'm good at my job. i made mistakes. i don't think i should be judged entirely on those mistakes. (cell phone rings) where are you? well the squirrels are back in the attic. mom? your dad won't call an exterminator...
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photograph danny clench has worked with just about every big name in the music world, rockers, rappers, country stars, jazz artists and more. we look at how he gets up close and personal with the subjects. spoke with anderson cooper. >> bruce springstein hitting the road on tour once more. his wife patty by his side. and danny clench is there to talk about old times. >> in '99 was the first time i photographed you guys. >> '99 that's right. >> and shoot the band
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>> over the years, clench has taken thousands of pictures of springstein. and many have become classics. >> this is a farm house on bruce's property, just a really sweet little spot. >> there are portraits of the artist off stage that mirror of tone and message of his music and the famous shot of springstein falling back into the crowd where from the stage clench had the perfect view. >> he was in there and he fell back and i got my shot. >> did you know you got it. >> i felt like i did, yes. >> clench wears many hats, pun
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as the portrait photographer at the grammys he covers the spectrum. tony bennett, lady gaga, miranda lambert, too fighter, davegrohl and paul mccartney. >> you're in the history of the moment. i never take it for granted. >> that's the band phish one of several trusting him to stay out of the way. >> it's new year's eve, phish is playing madison square garden and to the crowd clench is the invisible man. >> what is it about shooting a concert. >> i'm trying to capture a
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microphone. i'm trying to look for a moment in between. >> he works from the back of the stage hiding behind the drums or the amps waiting for that in between moment popping up like a whack-a-mole to get his shot. sometimes it paid off big as in this classic photograph of dave grohl. >> kind of still gives me goose bumps. >> or this one at a pearl jam jeff ahmet airborne. >> i was hiding behind a amp and >> could you wear ear plugs. >> i should but often don't.
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or are you reading my lips. >> yeah, i get out there and i'm like, geez, i should have some ear plugs, but i forgot them. >> he was an assistant to photographer before hitting the road. he preferring shooting in natural light and agrees that if your pictures aren't good enough you're not close enough. even when he's not working he's still looking for the perfect shot. >> i'm photographing all the time. i'm such a visual person. i don't want to miss that moment. >> you're never without your camera. >> rarely. >> even right now. >> see, i always want to be prepared because you never know who will come to your studio. >> i really like this one a lot. >> his studio is a place where any music fan would love to be locked up for few days. >> it's like history of rock and roll. >> yeah. couple things i want to show you. >> couple years back he photographed one of the men who
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is now 89. and another founding father jerry lee lewis who is 80. and here's the first pictures of sessions with bob dylan. >> just keeping it real simple. >> greg allman on a rainy day. johnny cash waiting to go on stage. a shot capturing the loneliness of life on the road. country stars faith hill and tim mcgraw, norah jones. tupac. >> he was really professional. he took his shirt off and i saw the tattoos and said would you mind doing one like that. >> when you took it did you know how strong it was. >> i felt it was a really
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of it was really powerful. >> he branched out to commercials and music videos, this one shot on willie nelson's bedroom on his tour bus. you give your hand to me and then you say hello >> willie doesn't mind me taking his photograph but he doesn't like being directed so i found ways to work with that. >> he also got candid photos like nelson braiding his hair and indulging in his favorite recreational past time, smoking a huge stick of weed. >> i don't know what to call it it's so big. it's like a cigar. >> somehow i can't remember what happened after that. you don't know me >> and then there are the occasional shoots he wishes he could forget. >> i was at a madonna show in the sweet spot and she came out,
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show, i was shooting, shooting, shooting, i'm like, god i must have shot 100 pictures have i not run out of film and i open the back and there was no film. that happened to me only once. >> ouch. >> no doubt one reason he gets along so well with musicians u he knows the language. >> wearing yet another hat to play with the tangiers blues band jamming with willie and bruce. his harmonica like his camera goes everywhere he goes. he grew up on the jersey shore living in tom's river, few miles down the garden state parkway from springstein country. >> some good ones. >> he got the photography bug from his mother. >> she always has a camera, even still.
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taking pictures of the family. >> from his father he got a taste for classic rock and roll from the 50s and classic cars. his prized possession, a 1948 pontiac silver streak, the sort of car his father always noticed when clench was a kid. >> everywhere we went he would point out the cars and i started to love them myself. >> and he's always found ways to work them into the shot. springstein with the pontiac and with his wife's 1950 hudson with clench's father at the wheel. an old cadillac with neil young's hat and young's tooling around nashville. >> this was a great moment for me, driving around in this cadillac with neil >> was he driving. >> he was driving, yeah. we stopped and i grabbed it.
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>> more in moment. >> it's common practice in if you like grated parmesan cheese, may want to check the kind you buy. >> it's common practice in cheese plants like this to use very small amounts of cellulose to keep it from clumping. it's considered safe to eat but some manufacturers have crossed the line, using it as fillers, cutting corners and duping customers. >> whether sprinkled on pasta or shaved on salads or grated on anything america's appetite for cheese has been heating up the last four decades but experts believe some of the parmesan isn't real cheese and it's costing them.
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consuming close to 100 million pounds annually at probable value of $500 million a year. >> cellulose is a big culprit. which is made from wood pulp. 2% to 4% is acceptable in the industry but more than two brands were tested and one was 8.8% cellulose. while walmart came in at 7.8%. >> you're getting ripped off. it's not what you bargained for. >> walmart wouldn't comment but jewel-osco has pulled the essential every day parmesan cheese. >> the labelled is disingenuous.
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whack. >> in 2013 it was quoted that castle cheese in pennsylvania it's parmesan cheese proeds didn't contain any parmesan cheese. the company declared bankruptcy and is facing criminal charges. the fda takes economic fraud very seriously. it they can refer cases to the department of justice for prosecution. >> the consumer is being frauded buying something flat and tasteless. not what they expected to get. >> difference between which cheeses are real and which are loaded with fillers. there's a real true cheese seal going to urge others in the industry to adopt this seal as well. >> that's the news for this friday.
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for others check back later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from new york city and the broadcast center. trump and the pope. >> a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful. >> also tonight, two days before the nevada caucus, a personal side of hillary clinton. >> my mother met had he at the door and she said, there is no room for kourds in this house >> a hospital pays rans om to hackers to get its computers back. and from football to foot ha. ha. >> a former nfl star, pulls off the play of a lifetime. it may sound odd but all i
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>> this is the cb"cbs overnight" coming to you from las vegas. the odd's makers here at ceasar's palace never bet on this, but in a campaign that has seen just about everything, we now sl donald trump feuding with the pope. it all started when francis on his flight home from mexico, said that if trump wants to build a wall on the mexican border than he is not a christian. then all hell broke loose. major garrett is in south carolina. >> for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful 1y50 donald trump said mexico fed the holy father propaganda. >> so they met with the pope and met with the pope them this.
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by isis, which is as everyone knows isis ultimate trophy, i can promise you that the pope would have trump supporters we met found in refreshing. >> trump supporters we met found it refreshing. >> i think people need to know about what's going on this this world. >> i thought it was appropriate. i think he needs to let people know why the pope was saying derecognize torrey things about him and the reasons behind it. >> trump has defied political vengss and manners before. insulting mexicans and his presidential announcement. >> they're bringing drugs and they're bringing crime.
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>> and dishonoring viet prisons of war. >> he's not a war hero. >> the one constant trumt drives the conversation and leaves his rivals, including ted cruz, veering in another direction. >> south carolina among a. among the safest places for trump to pick even a small fight with the pope. scott, four years ago only 14% of primary voters identified themselves as catholics, 65% as christian. >> thanks much. the republican primary is in south carolina saturday. has a commanding lead near his closest rival, ted cruz, neerparly two to one. ted cruz up nine points since
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there was a very emotional moment in kasich campaign stop in clemson. >> over a year ago a man who was like my second dad who killed himself and few months later my parents got a divorce and few months later my dad lost his job and i was in a dark place for a long time. i was pretty depressed. but i found hope in the lord and in my friends and now in my presidential candidate that i support. i really appreciate one of those hugs you've been talking about. [ applause ] . >> reporter: kasich told the young man, the lord will give you strength, i promise you,if you ask him. on the democratic side hillary clinton has an eight-point lead nationally on sarntds.
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the caucuses they are neck and neck. here's nancy cordes. >> we're going to convince people to caucus on saturday 1y50. >> reporter: nevada has become a crap-shoot for clinton after her double-digit lead evaporated after sanders win in granite state. >> we're going to surprise them 450er here in nevada. >> we're going to get a path to sit destineship. >> you have lived through the greed and illegal behavior of wall street. >> nevada's largest union, the culinary workers have decided not to endorse either canada after backing president ob in '08.
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of the union's top officers. >> the members they all were asking, saying, you have to listen what's going on and participate. >> nationally sanders still gets higher marks in the cbs poll for being honest and trust worthy but 41% of democrats say his proposals are not realistic, 14% say that about clinton's plans. she's also seen as the candidate most likely to get things done in washington by a wide 26-point margin. >> nevada is a notoriously hard state to poll. people move in and out of the state a lot and democrats can register on caucus day. bottom line, neither campaign knows who will win on saturday. >> nancy cordes on the cam feign for us. thank you very much.
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back. for clinton these are high stakes in nevada after losing snu hampshire in a land slide and tieing in iowa he's decided to stay here through the caucus. we spoke to her in her las vegas campaign office today. >> what do you think donald trump and bernie sanders have tapped into? it's a powerful thing. >> i do think, scott, people are angry. people feel like the government is not working for them, the economy is not working, it's political sisystem is not working. people are angry but also hungry for solutions.
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of people is tell me something i can believe. that's what i try to do. >> your resume checks will many every box in terms of experience but it doesn't seem to be what the american people want in this election. >> at the end of the day voters understand they're selecting bhoej president and commander in chief and i'm proud of the kpeerns experience that i have that will enable me to did the job. i think democrats are focused on who can actually beat the republicans. i know how to go after what republicans stand for and to defeat them because i believe every one of the ones runs on the republic san side would be really bad for america. >> what's your tax plan? >> first i'm not raising taxes on the middle class, period. going after income $5 million or
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opportunities to escape paying the taxes that they should. i'm going to after corporations that are gaming the system. i want a sensible corporate tax policy. >> senator sanders said that he would raise taxes on families that made $250,000 and above. is that your level? >> i said i will not raise taxes on anybody $250 or below. here's the problem there's no way for him to fulfill the promises he's making without raising the taxes on the middle class. >> in '76 jimmy carter said i will not lie. >> i will tell you through all my time i've tried to level with the american people. >> have you always told the truth? >> always tried to. always. always. >> some people are going to call that wiggle room that you gave yourself, always tried to. jimmy carter said i will never
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>> you know, you're asking me to say have i ever. i don't believe i ever have. i don't believe i ever have. i don't believe i ever will. i'm going to doet best i can to level with the american people. if >> we'll be back later in the broadcast with more of the interview with hillary clinton including the advice she got from her mother. but right now charlie rose is in new york with the rest of the day's news. charlie. >> interesting view from the campaign trail. thank you. today we learned an attack that shut down computers at a california hospital until a ransom was paid is far from an isolated case. hackers are hitting soft targets all over the country. >> the cyber threat criminal who's collected $17,000 ransom from the hollywood presbyterian medical center are part of a increasingly lucrative online crime waive where they hack into
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other users and demand ransom usually to be paid in the untraceable currency bitcoins. >> is their only option to pay the money? >> she which lose their data. in most cases, yes. >> a cybersecurity an list at rand corporation is following attacks. >> tend to be on entities that are smaller with no securities in place, on hospitals, fire stations, schools, rather than large companies. >> since january 2015, have collected at leefltast $325 million in ransom paimts victories ranging from the hospital in hollywood, to 9 sheriff's department, in tennessee, and to
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even south carolina schools, the director of technology is trying to save the system without paying the $8,500 ransom. >> we're going server by server, back up by back up to see what we have to restore those back ups. it will be a business decision. >> even individuals on home computers have been victories. best protection keep anti virus software up-to-date and never qlik on a link in an unslitted e-mail. >> thank you john. the natural gas leak in porter ranch, california, was declared permanently sealed today. for four months it spewed methane that made people sick and turned l.a. suburb into a ghost town. monitors will stay in place to make sure air is safe to
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president obama will be inthe first sitting american president to travel to cuba since calvin coolidge in 1928. still ahead, what pregnant women in the u.s. need to know helicopter crash i think we should've taken a left at the river. tarzan know where tarzan go! tarzan does not know where tarzan go. hey, excuse me, do you know where the waterfall is? waterfall? no, me tarzan, king of jungle. why don't you want to just ask somebody? if you're a couple, you fight over directions. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. oh ohhhhh it's what you do. ohhhhhh! do you have to do that right in my ear? living well your immune system works hard to keep you top of your game. you can support it by eating healthy, drinking fluids, and getting some rest. and you can combine these simple remedies with airborne.
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that catholics may use contraception to prevent the spread of zika virus despite the church's long-standing ban. zika has been linked to birth defects in latin america but scientists say more research is needed to confirm a connection. dr. jon lapook on what expectant mothers need to know about zika. >> 30-year-old jessica reiner is expecting to twins in april. today she getting tested for zika virus. >> it adds an element of anxiety. i feel anxious about a lot of things. >> last month she and her husband, drew, took a vacation to puerto tyreke evanso not knowing it was add stod a c.d.c. list of places with zika transmission and then a text message, i don't want to scare
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in brad ill it's linked with microcephaly, babies born with an abnormally small hetd and brain. those who survive have lifelong neurological problems. dr. stacey ehrenberg is a high-risk pregnancy expert who says 134 of her patients are panicked >> a lot of patients are concerned that they could contract zika virus here in the united states. we don't have any patients here in the continental united states who contracted the virus here. >> zika virus remains in the blood of an infected person for about a week. c.d.c. says based on current evidence a previous zika infection doesn't pose a risk birth defengt for a future pregnancy. men who live in or have travelled to a country with zika virus outbreak should abstain from sex or use condoms during
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>> public health experts say it is important to eradicate mosquito breeding grounds before the virus arrives. >> thank you john. a camera captured a frightening scene in honolulu as a helicopter plunged into the water. the chopper went down near the uss arizona memorial in pearl harbor all five people were rescued kwun is in critical condition. in a moment more with the interview with hillary clinton
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child. scene in honolulu as a child. back now in las vegas with more of our interview with hillary clinton.
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brooklyn with clinton's opponent bernie sanders to talk about what formed his character. well, today, we asked secretary clinton about the remarkable life of her mother, dorothy rodham who ran away from an abuseive home at the age of 14 and made her way through the great depression she died in 2011 at the age of 92. >> how much of what we're hearing is your mother? which words are her word snz. >> well, a lot of it is. you know, i wish she were still here. she was in '08. she gave me so much support. and she was also a great, you know, mirror. >> tell me about a moment, if you would, with your mother, as a little girl, that was formative for you. >> you know, i was pretty shy. kind of a reserved little girl. >> really? >> yes. i would go outside to play and literally would get knocked down
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little kids. and so the kids knocked me down, pushed me around, i ran back in crying, my mother met me at the door and said there is no room for cowards in this house. you go right back out there and stand up for yourself. so i came back out and said i'm not going to run inside the house. i'm here, i want to play. and literally they formed a circle and this one girl who was so mean came over and pushed me and i just pushed her right back and she was so surprised. and they all just looked at me and said okay, and so i played that day and every day after that. but if my mother had not met me and had not given me that tough love that i think every kid needs at some point in his or her life, my life might have been very different.
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>> no room for cowards in this house.
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in a eddie george the former football player whose nfl career took him from houston to tennessee to dallas. his new career has taken him to new york, the city, and "chicago" the play. here's jim axelrod. >> is everybody here, hit it. >> while former football star the spot light. >> i don't care about expensive things, cash mere coats, diamond rings. >> it's a very different stage
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name 21 years ago winning the heisman trophy before a nine-year all-pro nfl career. >> i didn't come to this earth just to say i played football nine years, won a heisman trophy and die. razzle-dazzle them >> he caught the theater bug and started from the ground up. >> how's your foot work. >> foot work is nice, man, i got good feet. >> drama classes, voice lessons and shakespeare in his hometown of nashville before auditioning for broadway. >> what was important for me was that the ensemble didn't look at me as a gimmick, some guy athlete that wanted to do broadway. >> no vanity project. >> no vanity project here. is this is perfectly understandable >> this is not just bold-faced name hired to get people into the seats? this is a legitimate song and dance guy?
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yes he is, you just watch him. >> >> did you get my trial zblat take it easy kid. >> i wasn't expecting what eddie brought to the stage. give them the old razzle-dazzle >> if you trust and go through the process and show up with the intention of getting better and better and be humble things will unfold like you can never imagine. >> he could be talking football or broad way, eddie george knows the secret behind a great play. and they'll make you a star >> "cbs overnight news." >> that's the overnight news for this friday. for some of you the news continue for others check back later for the morning news and
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from the broadcast center in new york city, i captioning funded by cbs it's friday, february 19th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." a face-off with francis. donald trump's latest campaign comments are aimed at the vatican, after pope francis criticizes the republican front-runner. as thousands prepare to say good-bye to the late supreme court justice antonin scalia, the battle continues over who will appoint his successor. five people are on board when a sight-seeing helicopter and adele opens up about what happens after her
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awry. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. donald trump surged to the top of the republican race. it's fueled, in large part, by his willingness to criticize seemingly unsalable targets. he infamously took aim at john mccain's war record and a day before the south carolina primary, he is taking on the pope. >> if and when the vatican is attacked by isis, which as everyone knows is isis' ultimate trophy, i can promise you that the pope would have only wished and prayed that donald trump would have been president. >> reporter: donald trump turned his famous fury on pope francis. it came after the pope, fresh off a visit to the u.s./mexico border, said trump's plan to build is wall not christian. >> for a religious leader to
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disgraceful. >> reporter: later, at a televised town hall meeting in south carolina, trump softened his stance. >> i have a lot of respect for the pope and i think he was misinterpreted and given false information. >> reporter: trump for controversy hasn't hurt him in the latest polls. the latest cbs news poll showed him with 2-1 lead over ted cruz nationwide. the criticism could help him with some evangelicals who find francis too liberal. the latest comments left his republican rival talking about trump, once again. >> if he has a relationship with the lord, fantastic. if he doesn't, it's none of my business. >> we have a right to build a wall, but i got to tell you, there's too many walls between us. we need bridges between us if we are fixing the problems in washington. >> that is between donald and the pope. i'm not getting into the middle of it. >> well, the new york "daily news" isn't afraid of getting into the middle of it. here is this morning's front page. the paper has been highly
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questions about his stance on the iraq war. while he has said that he never supported the 2003, buzzfeed uncovered a 2002 interview with howard stern in which trump says during last night's town hall, trump said he didn't remember that conversation. and now to the democrats, caucus, the race here -- there rather between hillary clinton and bernie sanders is neck and neck. nationally, clinton holds an eight-point lead over sanders for the democratic nomination, news poll. that is about the same as her lead last month, but much less than her 20-point lead in december. both clinton and sanders participated in a town hall meeting in nevada last night. but both talked about immigration, a big issue in nevada. they agreed that immigration reform needs to be a priority. >> i was the first person to call out donald trump. i said, busta, enough!
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you have 11 million people living in the shadows, i think we owe it to them to move as expeditiously as we can. >> early, clinton took a shot at sanders for criticizing sanders said it's okay for a member of congress to disagree party. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk to cbs news contributor bob schieffer about tomorrow's republican primary in south carolina and the democratic caucus in nevada. the fbi isn't saying why it searched the california home of the brother of san bernardino gunman syed farook. no one was arrested but agents carried away boxes, a computer, and stacks of paper yesterday. syed farook and his wife opened fire at a san bernardino meeting of his coworkers on december 2nd. 14 people were killed. his family members said they had no idea what he was up. other technology companies
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iphone. both twitter and facebook say they support apple's decision to defy a court order to help the fbi break into the phone. apple is challenging the ruling. justice antonin scalia will lie in repose today at the supreme court before his funeral. after a private service, the public will be able to walk past his casket. president obama will pay his respects today and will not be attending tomorrow's funeral. don champion is outside the supreme court. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. scalia's casket will be brought here to the supreme court around 9:30 this morning. former law clerk and supreme pallbearers. the fact that the president is not attending the funeral is another topic of debate and a another sign of the deep divide in washington. known as a conservative warrior, today, thousands will pay respect to supreme court justice antonin scalia. president obama and the first
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as his body lies in repose in the great hall of the supreme court. the president has faced criticism from the right for not planning to attend scalia's funeral tomorrow. >> what the president thinks is appropriate is respectfully paying tribute to high profile patriotic american citizens even when you don't agree on all of the issues. died of natural causes over the weekend. republican presidential attend the funeral and criticized the president. >> he is going to cuba, but somehow obama can't find time to go to justice scalia's funeral. >> reporter: scalia's memory is being overshadowed by a bitter partisan debate over whether president obama should nominate his successor. >> the president has the right and obligation under the constitution to send forth a nominee.
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last night, jeb bush broke with his fellow republicans to leave it to the next president to decide. >> we should be respectful of the constitution but whatever the powers has, the president ought to use them. >> reporter: vice president joe biden will attend the funeral tomorrow. the white house says he had a personal relationship with scalia and his family. while his body lies in repose here today, scalia's former law clerk will take turns standing vigil next to their old boss. >> don champion at the supreme court, thanks a lot, don. when president obama visits cuba next month, it's unlikely that he will be meeting with revolutionary leader fidel castro. instead he will meet with raul castro and dissident groups. cuba and the u.s. agreed in 2014
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the last president to visit cuba was calvin coolidge in 1928. now to the weather. dangerous winds in the northern plains. wind damage outside last night to an ikea sign in denver. wind gusts there reached 40 miles per hour. strong wind pushed fires into the central plains yesterday. some 40,000 acres burned in oklahoma. one person is in critical condition following the crash of a tour helicopter into hawaii's pearl harbor. the trouble started yesterday morning not far from the "uss arizona" memorial. witnesses say they heard two loud bangs and saw smoke before the chopper hit the water about 20 feet from shore and sank immediately. >> looks like the chopper is coming over the land and looked like the pilot pulled it back over the water and dropped maybe ten foot off the shore and it sank like a rock. >> in all, there were five people on board. bystanders jumped into the water to rescue them. two had to be pulled from the chopper under water.

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