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from the broadcast center, i'm vinita nair. captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, february 3rd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning new." the presidential campaigns crisscross new hampshire, while the candidates are looking ahead to tuesday's primary. donald trump still stewing over his second place finish in iowa. an airplane is rocked by a mid-air 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 ♪ >> and 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 presidential campaign has moved 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 now 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 marco rubio's third place finish. >> he comes in third. i come in second. trump, no good. rubio, unbelievable night! unbelievable victory. unbelievable! >> reporter: rubio outperformed expectations in the hawkeye state and finishing just one percentage point behind trump, the new hampshire favorite. >> 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-face and talking to them face-by-face. >> reporter: after beating bernie sanders in iowa by a razor-thin margin, hillary clinton has 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. anne-marie? >> 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 south. 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 homes, trees and power lines were destroyed but no injuries reported. >> alabama 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. the tornado picked us up and turned us before the land hit us. >> reporter: there are no reports of serious injury, but just east of jackson, severe flooding is being reported. several people had to be rescued. in the midwest, the issue is heavy snow and 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 flakes. >> reporter: there are blizzard conditions in southwestern minnesota where folks are being advised to 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 think it's a great idea. in the coming days, centers for disease control says it will issue guidelines on the prevention of the sexual transmission. zika virus. health official in texas identified the first u.s. case of the zika virus transmitted through sexual contact. the patient had not travel, 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.
>> 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 somali airline, had just taken off from mogadishu late yesterday en route to djibouti. passengers had put on oxygen masks. there were 74 passengers and crew on board. two were injured. the jet returned to mogadishu and landed safely. but a small hole in its side. all passengers are being accounted for. the cause of the explosion is under investigation. a pretrial hearing in bill cosby's sexual assault case resumes today in pennsylvania. cosby was arrested and charged in december with drugging and sexually assaulting a temple university employee in 2004. cosby wants the case thrown out because of a deal made with the former district attorney. the judge could decide as early
as today. a denver broncos player is sent home from the super bowl this morning amid a prostitution scandal. ryan murphy, a safety on the broncos practice squad, was detained by not arrested during a sting operation tuesday night. jamie yuccas is in san francisco, the super bowl city, with the details. jamie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. investigators let ryan murphy go without citing him, once it was determined he was not involved in any illegal activity, but all of the negative attention ahead of the biggest game of the year bought him a one-way ticket back home to denver. the prostitution sting was centered around a san jose hotel. murphy's brothe was cited by sheriff's deputies. murphy has not played a down for the broncos this year. he was assigned to a practice squad after released from the seattle seahawks. he is from nearby oakland,
california, right near the san francisco bay area. after sending murphy home, broncos head coach gary kubiak released a statement saying, quote, it's best for the team if we continued our preparation for super bowl 50 without him. now in a bit of a twist here, the broncos opponent, the carolina panthers, was given a little bit of a word of warning, you could say, from eugene robinson on sunday. you may remember that robinson, back in 1999, was arrested for soliciting a prostitute the night before super bowl xxxiii. he was a former atlanta falcon. robinson told the panthers on sunday, quote, don't mess this up. anne-marie? >> yeah, that is pretty good advice. jamie yuccas in san francisco, thanks a lot, jamie. coming up on the "morning news." a dangerous water rescue. crews searching for a surfer get caught up in huge waves. later, a dramatic rescue off a florida beach after a small plane crashes into the ocean. this is the "cbs morning news." beyond the scale program
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a rescue crew off the coast of oregon wound up needing help themselves. two crew members from a nearby fire and rescue team were tossed into the water when their boat overturned. the coast guard crew had to hoist them to safety. the crews were there searching for a seattle teen who fell off the rocks and into the pacific ocean on monday. the crew suspended the search for the 17-year-old girl yesterday. a small plane crashes into the water at a florida beach. and new details on the murder investigation of a virginia girl. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. virginia's "the roanoke times" says a preliminary autopsy shows that nicole lovell was stabbed on the day she went missing. virginia tech freshman david eisenhauer is accused of kidnapping and murdering the 13-year-old. the girl's mother was overcome tuesday, talking about her daughter. >> nicole was a very loveable person.
nicole touched many people throughout her short life. >> another virginia tech student, natalie keepers, faces a new, more serious charge, that could mean a life sentence if she is convicted. florida "sun sentinel" reports on a small plane crash in the ocean off miami beach. within minutes of going down tuesday, the single-engine plane was submerged. witnesses photos show the scene as the pilot and passenger made it to a wing. a lifeguard helped them make it safely to shore. >> they are really lucky, you know? when you hit the water, it's like concrete. when you hit that water with that speed. >> the two men escaped without serious injury. they said they experienced engine trouble before the crash. a tow boat hauled the plane back to a marina. the "detroit free press" says flint residents will have part of their water bills covered under a proposal from michigan governor rick snyder. the 30 million dollar plan would pay for water used for drinking,
cooking, bathing and washing hands. flint's water became tainted with lead when the city switched its supply source. the "los angeles times" reports on criminal charges against a utility in the porter ranch gas leak. southern california gas is accused of failing to immediately report the leak. this enhanced video shows the methane that has been gushing nonstop for nearly 15 weeks now. more than 4,000 families have been uprooted. still ahead, dramatic rescue. police save the life of a girl trapped by a huge fire on a third floor balcony. >> announcer: this portion of the "cbs morning news" sponsored by seabond denture adhesive. seabond denture adhesive. sive . holds stronger than the leading paste all day... without the ooze. feel secure. be yourself. with stronger, clean sea-bond.
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her and she took the 25-foot plunge. >> and i called for her to jump and she kind of looked down, released herself and just kind of fell backwards into our arms. >> reporter: what is going through your mind as this is happening? >> don't miss. just make sure you make the catch. >> and they did. the brave girl was just fine. six condos were destroyed in the massive fire. amazing. on the cbs "moneywatch." big job cuts for yahoo!. and massive recalls for toyota. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. stock markets in asia tumbled on falling oil prices. yoke . slumping oil prices also sent stocks here on wall street lower. the dow lost 295 points or nearly 2% tuesday. the s&p was down 36. the nasdaq finished 130 points lower. a big shake-up at internet pioneer yahoo!, which says it's
laying off 1,700 employees. that is about 15% of its work force. yahoo! is selling assets. ceo marissa mayer said the board will consider strategic alternatives that could result in the sale of yahoo!'s internet operations. activist shareholders have been pushing for change and the ouster of mayer. toyota is recalling 30,000 suv and trucks due to airbag problems. the roof-mounted airbags on sun toyotas could inflate without a crash. toyota says the problem is an issue with the computer that controls the airbags. dealers will replace those computers for no charge. for model details, head to our website cbsnews.com. >> apple will reportedly unveil a new smaller iphone next month. it will have a four-inch screen compared to the 4.7-inch screen on the iphone 6s. apple will reportedly release a
apple watch. >> more gadgets for me to drool over. just what i need. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still ahead, carpool karaoke hits the road with coldplay. singer chris martin hitches a ride with late late show host james corden and belts out some of the band's latest hits. t some hits. over 100,000 people just like you. visit legalzoom today. the legal help you can count on. legalzoom. legal help is here. getting the right nutrition each day is important, but drinking an entire full size nutritional drink can be a challenge. try new boost® compact nutritional drink. the only drink that provides complete nutrition in half the size of other nutritional drinks. boost® compact is filled with 10 grams of protein, plus 26 vitamins and minerals including calcium and vitamin d, to help you get the nutrition you need. try new boost® compact nutritional drink today.
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chops to wear the pants made infamous pants worn by cam newton earlier this week. lady gaga gets the high honor performing the national anthem before the game. she won't be alone. deaf actress marlee matlin will sign alongside. gaga will perform a tribute to david bowie at the grammys. we are just days from the kickoff to super bowl 50. cam newton and the panthers take on peyton manning and the broncos right here on sunday. the road to the super bowl is paved with carpool karaoke. late late show host james corden took to the road with coldplay's chris martin with a little preview of sunday's halftime show. >> san francisco hat. >> let's get them. >> there we go. come on. you got it. you got this! >> yeah.
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i was going to bring chosen with me, but i didn't think he could walk down the steps. he is already walking. he is a month-old. >> the child's name is chosen. kanye must be kicking himself for not coming up with that! >> super bowl 50 is already a big win for some small businesses in the san francisco bay area. jamie yuccas shows us how the business connect program has changed the life of one woman in san francisco. jamie, good morning again. >> reporter: good morning again, anne-marie. you know super bowl week is such a production. you need so many things. lunches for meetings, signs, balloons, you name it. in a city like san francisco,
that comes with a lot of regulations and that is why the nfl is turning to locals, plenty of them, to fulfill its needs. for ten years, yvonne hines has opened her southern sweets bakery to the san francisco public. >> don't act up when company is around! ha ha. i'm talking to my brownies. >> reporter: last week, she learned the nfl would give her the biggest order of her life! >> i could not fumble! i could not fumble this! i could not! >> reporter: 2,400 baked goods through its business connect program for on-site meetings. the super bowl contract is worth a lot of dough and more than 300 million went to san francisco businesses. and just because super bowl week has started doesn't mean more orders won't come in. >> there are businesses this week still submitting contracts and last-minute i'm getting them
now and we will tally that up appear the super bowl is over. >> reporter: the economic impact from super bowls is oven debated. but jason tribute, with the host committee, says when local businesses are hired, it's easy to tally how much they earn. are you rooting for the panthers or are you rooting for the broncos? >> i'm rooting for san francisco! >> reporter: i like that! because the added business isn't just a win for yvonne, but for her community. don't you just love her? now to be eligible for the business connect program, you had to be minority women, veteran, or lgbt owned and registered with the city. all of the participants get to take a class in google so they can further their business through technology. by the way, yvonne, anne-marie, wants to one day own a food truck. >> i bet she can and jamie yuccas helping out in the kitchen in san francisco. thanks a lot. a super bowl legend went undercover in a pr stint for lift. the car share service put 49ers receiver jerry rice behind the
wheel to pick passengers up in san francisco. not even die-hard 49ers fans recognized the hall of famer. he even gets passengers to step out of the car for a dance before revealing his true identity! coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the tough security measures at super bowl 50. we will show you new technology being used to keep the game safe. plus, the big business of super bowl ads. we will have a preview of some of the gameday commercials! this is the "cbs morning news."
beautiful shot of the bay bridge and the bay. it is wednesday, it's february 3rd, good morning. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. we're coming to you live from our exclusive broadcast home inside super bowl city at sens restaurant. we'll have a lot more coming up on super bowl 50. we can guarantee you that. but first how about a little traffic and weather with a backdrop that's second to none. good morning, ladies. >> good morning, everybody. are you a little cold? >> a little bit. it's not that bad. i found invigorating. >> temperatures in the mid-40s right here in san francisco at super bowl city. we do have 46 degrees. but check out livermore at 38 degrees. it's in the high 30s in concord and low 40s in santa rosa. here's the deal today. we'll continue to see the clouds thicken around the bay area and with that, we will see mostly cloudy skies, rain showers will be developing. if we can take a look at our maps. we have currently our high temperatures. the forecast in the 50 t