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york city. i'm scott pelley. captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, february 18th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the thaw in u.s./cuba relations is about to take another step forward. barack obama will make the first official visit as a president to the island nation in nearly 90 years. the debate over showdown. the debate over privacy and security widens after a judge orders apple to hack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. learning the hard way. a texas man says u.s. marshals pounded on his door and arrested him, all to collect a student loan debt.
the fda says some brands of graded parmesan include high levels of additives, including one made from wood pulp. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. later today, the white house will announce that president obama will make a historic visit to cuba. it will be part of a trip to latin america mr. obama is making next month. the obama administration began normalizing relations with the castro regime in 2014. this would be the first state visit by a u.s. president to the island nation since 1928. on the campaign trail, the news did not sit well with at least two republican presidential candidates, ted cruz and marco rubio who are both children of cuban immigrants who fled the
>> they are a repressive regime. there are no elections in cuba and there is no choice in cuba. my whole problem, i want the relationship between the u.s. and cuba to change but it has to be reciprocal. >> my family has seen firsthand the evil and the oppression in cuba. we need to have a president that stands up to our enemies. for the first time, ted cruz is leading donald trump in a national poll. an nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows that cruz is leading trump. the poll was taken following the most recent debate in south carolina and the first time trump hasn't led a national poll since october. trump has threatened to sue cruz over this advertisement showing trump supporting abortion rights in a 1999 interview. yesterday, trump's lawyers sent a letter to the cruz campaign charging the ad is replete with outright lies. >> i don't think anyone is surprised that donald is threatening to sue people. he has done that most of his
really was -- look. i practiced law 20 years. and this letter pressed the bounds of the most frivolous letters and ridiculous letters i've ever seen. >> i've had great success in lawsuits and i've had great success in things i do. and i don't know if we will have a lawsuit but we certainly want to keep somebody honest. >> now two days before the south carolina republican primary, marco rubio picked up the endorsement of south carolina governor nikki haley. her endorsement was considered the most coveted among south carolina politicians. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk to "face the nation" moderator and cbs news political director john dickerson about the upcoming south carolina republican primary. now to the democrats who caucus in nevada on saturday. a new poll finds the race between hillary clinton and bernie sanders dead-locked. clinton leads among voters older than 55. sanders is more popular with younger voters. yesterday, clinton was campaigning in chicago focusing
african-americans. she was introduced by the mother -of-san dah -- of sandra bland who died in a texas jail. >> no other young woman like sandra bland was pulled out of a car for no good reason and thrown into a jail where she was found dead. >> for his part, bernie sanders released an advertisement in south carolina and re-edited to find him more racially diverse. >> president obama will not attend justice scalia's funeral on saturday. the president and first lady plan to pay their respects tomorrow when scalia lies in repose at the supreme court. vice president biden will attend scalia's funeral. meanwhile, more republican senators say they may be willing to hold confirmation hearings when mr. obama nominates a successor to scalia. this morning, another turkish military convoy was attacked. this one in southeast turkey.
arrest in connection with yesterday's deadly attack in ankara. at least 28 people were killed and dozens wounded. turkey's premier says kurdish rebels are responsible. last night, turkish war planes attacked rebel positions in iraq. the legal face-off between apple and the federal government is growing. apple's refusal to comply with a court order to unlock an iphone belonging to one of the san bernardino killers has attracted support and criticism. don champion is here in new york. don, good morning. >> good morning. this battle over the issue of privacy versus protection has been brewing for months. now it appears this case could end up going all the way to the supreme court. in the meantime, apple finds itself getting support from its biggest competitor. >> reporter: tech giant google is standing with apple as its encryption battle with the government unfolds. in a series of tweets on wednesday night, the company's chief executive questioned the
requiring apple to help unlock the iphone of san bernardino shooter syed farook, saying the move could set a troubling precedent. some iphone users flocked to the san francisco apple store on wednesday to voice their support. >> we understand they are standing up for us and we appreciate them standing up for us. >> reporter: farook and his wife killed 14 people in the december shooting rampage. farook's work-issued iphone 5c was found in the couple's get-away car. federal investigators want to break farook's pass code but first need apple to create software that would protect any data from the attack. mandy pfeiffer whose fiance died that day calls it common sense. >> i would be outraged if, in the future, it is used in other ways, but this is an investigation into a terrorist attack. >> reporter: in a statement, federal authorities maintained the order and request for only for farook's phone.
consequences. the company plans to appeal as early as next week. and is prepared to take its fight to the supreme court. now a recent survey by the pugh research center found 82% of americans favored government terrorists. edward snowden, a former national security agency contractor who leaked information on government surveillance programs has voiced his support for apple. still living in exile in russia he said the tech case is the most important one in a decade. >> thanks a lot, don champion in new york. a california hospital paid about $17,000 in ransom to hackers who disabled its computer network. the hollywood presbyterian medical center noticed the computer problems this month. ten days after the attack, the problems were resolved. patient care was not affected and the fbi is investigating. pope francis arrived at the vatican this morning after
mexico. he ended his trip with a mass near the u.s. border, a symbolic gesture and a message aimed at the united states. adriana diaz reports. >> reporter: pope francis bid farewell to mexico as he boarded his plane to rome. his last stop was in juarez where he celebrated an open air mass 50 yards from the u.s. border. he delivered a blood message of solidarity with migrants. no more deaths and no more exploitation, he said. we cannot deny the humanitarian crisis, the pope said, acknowledging those who flee for a better life are often enslaved in prison or extorted. francis urged people to put a human face on victim, instead of thinking of them as mere statistics. >> i is telling us we have a responsibility to do something about it. >> reporter: thousands watched the mass just across the border in el paso, texas.
on the texas side of the fence. he received an enthusiastic welcome. he also prayed for those who border. pope francis stopped short of asking the u.s. to open its borders, but his visit to juarez sent a strong message to both the u.s. and mexico where debated. during his five-day visit, the pope toured some of mexico's poorest and most dangerous areas. he said at times, he felt like in those who suffered so greatly. adriana diaz, cbs news, mexico city. news." a rapper's rant. can you guess who? kanye west is caught on audio during an epic meltdown and we will tell you what set him off. and sharks swarm. a drone offers this look at a rare gathering off florida. this is the "cbs morning news." know that psoriasis is just
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more. good morning, jill. >> good morning. >> toyota is recalling more than a million small suvs in the u.s. because the seat belts could fail in a crash. the recall involved raz 4s from 2006 to 2012. and the rav 4 electric model from 2012 to 2014. toyota says it's possible the seat belts could be damaged by a metal seat frame during a crash. three-day rally on wall street as the jump in oil prices sent stocks higher. dow jumped 257 points and s&p gained 31 and nasdaq finished 98 points higher. nike has cut its ties with boxer manny pacquiao after he made disparaging remarks about gays. he said in a television interview, gays are worse than animals. nike says those comments were abhorrent and strongly opposes discrimination of any kind. there is a new president at
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thursday morning. it's february 18. thank you for waking up with us. let's started -- get started with the forecast. good morning. morning. and i turned on the heater in my house and my car we are much cooler as a live from our fort lauderdale camera. the skies have cleared and temperatures have dropped. we are seeing me to upper 50s now. 62 miami and in the keys it's cool with me to upper 60s. make sure the kids have a light