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it's tuesday, february 16th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the race for south carolina simmers. donald trump steps up his attacks on ted cruz while a former president tries to pave a path to the white house for his brother. wild weather sweeps through the southeast, damaging twisters touch down in two states, while the same system delivers another dose of snow to the northeast. and taylor swift leads an all-star cast who strike gold at
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good-bye to rock and roll legends. captioning funded by cbs 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. well, days before the south carolina republican primary, the race for the presidential nomination is becoming increasingly nasty and personal. the primary is this saturday and the latest cbs news tracker poll commanding lead followed by ted cruz. yesterday, trump blasted out at trump called cruz unstable and threatened again to sue cruz over his eligibility to serve as president if he doesn't pull his what trump calls false ads. long. i've been in it since june 16th.
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met a person that lies more than ted cruz. >> cruz doesn't seem particularly upset. >> he was just going on and on about how i'm the most horrible person in the world because i keep repeating the things he says. >> cruz said trump had gone off the deep end. former former president george w. bush for the most part has stayed out of politics since leaving office. that changed yesterday when mr. bush campaigned for his younger brother in south carolina. he never mentioned donald trump by name but left no doubt who he was talking about. >> i understand that americans are angry and frustrated, but we do not need someone in the oval office who mirrors and inflames our anger and frustration. >> jeb bush remains far behind trump in the latest south carolina polls. well, coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk with jeb bush about his campaign and
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carolina. the white house says president obama held preliminary discussions about whom to nominate to replace justice antonin scalia. scalia's death has set off a political firestorm. more senate republicans are now saying that they will not confirm any obama nominee. hillary clinton made her position clear during a campaign stop in nevada. >> i am absolutely adamant that the president under our constitution has a duty to send forth a name to be considered by the senate, and the senate has a duty to consider that! >> the nevada democratic caucus is this saturday. clinton's democratic rival bernie sanders campaigned in michigan. it was sanders' first campaign in michigan. during a rally at eastern michigan university, sanders
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beyond incomprehensible. the panhandle and mississippi is trying to recover this morning after a tornado. the twisters were part of a wide-ranging winter storm system that stretched up the east coast. don champion has our report. >> reporter: not even this fire station in alabama could escape the wrath of a storm. an apparent tornado plowed through the town of johnsonville monday tossing debris everywhere. in florida dash cam video from a car of a sheriff's deputy showed another twister on the ground. >> it sounded like trains coming. >> reporter: across the south monday, at least 16 tornados were reported. in alabama, a man rode out the storm in his hallway. >> we heard a rumble and just like that it was all gone. >> reporter: in mississippi it damaged the roof of this school, terrifying students.
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coming through the roof into the hallway. >> reporter: the same massive storm system covered roads and streets from the carolinas to new york and snow and ice making travel tricky. >> cars off the road everywhere. a car wrapped around a telephone pole right up here. >> reporter: in baltimore this ambulance flipped responding to a call. everyone inside survived. for the northeast raising concerns over possible flooding. in the washington, d.c., area several school districts are government is opening three hours late. even as we contend with slush and ice on the sidewalks like this, several places in the northeast could flirt with the 60-degree mark, anne-marie the winter weather roller coaster continues. and i know. i'd have a tongue twister as well because the weather is just all over the place. don champion here in new york. thanks a lot, don. are under arrest in the small gulf nation of bahrain.
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were taken into custody on sunday. bahrain police say day was detained for providing false information that she was a tour tourist. day was covering the anniversary of the arab spring protests. the protests were violently put down by the bahrain government. pope francis has been speaking to some of the most marginalized individuals in mexico. yesterday it was the impoverished. today he visits the city where warring drug gangs cook much of the methamphetamines in the u.s. >> reporter: pope francis travels to the city later this morning. routes chanted "long live pope francis" in chappa.
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about his struggles with muscular dystrophy. i know god has blessed me with this special capacity. i trust him, he said. the pope walked over and gave him a blessing. he gave his homily in three different languages to more than 100,000. it highlights hundreds of thousands of central americans heading to the u.s. many try to hitch a ride across a northbound freight train known as the beast. along the way we found a group from guatemala. this individual has been traveling for a month. he asked us not to show his face or use his hand. he said many lose their feet and hands because it goes so fast but it's worth the journey. he was deported from houston six years ago and is trying again at the u.s. border. the pope visits juarez across
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adriana diaz, cbs news, mexico city. well, it once of the most anticipated moments of the night, but adele's grammy performance hit a sour note right off the top. >> the incident seemed to follow dale through the performance which had twitter lighting up. as cool as ever, adele shrugged it off, tweeting the piano might have fell on the piano strings. that's what a guitar does. because of it i'm treating myself to an in and out, so maybe it was worth it. referring to the west coast burger chain. coming up on the "morning news," more from the grammys. we'll show you all of last night's winners, and the performances that had everyone talking. but first travel trouble. the route that's dubbed the nation's most delayed flights, we'll tell you what that is.
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we have smoke in the cockpit. tense moments on an alaska airlines flight right after talk-off from washington's reagan national yesterday. the pilot smelled smoke. what was supposed to be a flight to seattle ended just 16 minutes later. the plane landed safely at dulles. 167 were on board. no one was hurt. the airline is looking for the cause. on a short flight to o'hare is named the nation's most delayed, and a disgraced governor is accused of assault. those are some of the morning headlines on this morning's newsstand. a 25-year-old woman called 911 from a hotel in manhattan
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he denies it. the woman denies it. a prostitution scandal eight years ago led to his resignation at governor. the colorado springs gazette announces the reopening of a clinic after it was attacked by gunmen. the suspected shooter robert dear is charged with 179 counts including murder, attempted murder, and assault. mental tests will determine if he's able to stand trial. "the chicago tribune" reports on the nation's most delayed flights. it's the 50-minute hop to o'hare from south bend, indiana. weather makes it late on average 127 time as year. a sixth runway is planned to ease weather delays. >> "the kansas city star" reports on new calls for the firing of a professor.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. just when you thought the "star wars" fever had broken, the jedi have returned. fans are getting a first look at the production of the upcoming episode 8 this morning. it takes off where episode 7 left off with that first encounter with luke skywalker and ray. episode 8 won't hit theaters until december 2017. on the "cbs moneywatch," coca-cola bottles get
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where you can listen to kanye west's new album. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. trading resumes on wall street this morning following yesterday's break for presidents' day. last week the dow lost 234 points. the s&p finished 15 points lower, the nasdaq drop ed ped. the price of gas continues to slide driven by low oil prices. drivers are saving on average more than $1 a gallon compared to last year's peak prices. according to aaa the average is $1.69. that's 59 cents less than a year ago. the obama administration has given the okay for the first u.s. owned factory in cuba since the cuban revolution. a company from alabama has been granted approval to build an assembly plant for small tractors. the factory will be located in a special economic zone starting
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cuban farmers. the u.s. established diplomatic relations with cuba in 2014. at coca-cola, less is more. less as in less soda in smaller cans and bottles and more as in higher profits. the mini cans, 7 1/2- and 8-ounce bottles means coke saves more money on aluminum and glass. consumers pay more. it appears it pushes consumers to buy more. kanye west's new album "the life of pablo" will only be available on the streaming title. he urged his friends to sign on to title. title claims to pay the highest percentage of royalties to songwriters and artists. anne-marie. >> that's the least controversial thing he's tweeted in the last few days. >> good point. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you, jill.
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taylor swift shakes off the naysayers with a message on empowerment more young women. the thinly veiled message she wants all women to hear. (baseball on tv in background) with heart failure, danger is always on the rise. symptoms worsen because your heart isn't pumping well. (water filling room) about 50 percent of people die (dog whimpering) within 5 years of getting diagnosed. but there's something you can do. talk to your doctor about heart failure treatment options. because the more you know, the more likely you are...v (dog whimpering)
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. started working for me the cast of "hamilton" performing in new york city at last night's grammy awards. the blockbuster broadway won for best performance. teri okita has more of the highlights from music's biggest night. good morning, teri. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. taylor swift is the first woman ever to win two album of the year-awards.
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with her friends and music collaborators kendrick lamar and ed sheeran. pop queen taylor swift opened the 58th annual grammy awards and ruled the show, winning the top prize. swift's "1989" earned the singer her second career grammy in album of the year. she urged young women to not let naysayers get in the way. >> just focus on the work and don't let those people sidetrack you. >> reporter: mark ronson and bruno mars won "uptown." you can't read braille, na, na, na, na, na, na >> reporter: ed sheeran's "thinking of loud." and meghan trainor couldn't hold back tears after thanking her family. this year stirred up a lot of emotion. others used the mike to make a statement. kendrick lamar sent a powerful
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that won him five grammys. the audience was brought to its feet by tributes that honored ed ed ed ed earth, wind andfire fire's maurice white, eagle's glenn frey, and legend bb.b. king. and lady gaga brought the late david bowie's work back to life. rihanna was also scheduled to perform but she canceled her performance reportedly due to bronchi sis. anne-marie? >> teri okita in los angeles. thanks a lot, terri i. afterward justin bieber hitched a ride with james corden. the ceremony went a little long, so the duo started in the car. are you ready to have some fun i feel alive tonight it's "the late late show"
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