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themadminisn normalizing the 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 castro regime. >> 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 owe pregsppression in cuba. >> ted cruz is leading donald trump in a national poll. a nbc news/wall street poll shows the pole was taken
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 adult life, but this letter really was -- look. i practiced law 20 years. this letter pressed the bounds of the most frivolous letter i've ever seen. >> i've had great success in lawsuits and 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, endorsement of south carolina governor nikki haley. her endorsement was considered the most coveted among south
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 on issues affecting african-americans. she was introduced by the mother of sandra bland who with tied in a texas jail. >> no other young woman like sandra bland was pulled out of a car for no good reason and found dead. >> for his part, bernie sanders released an advertisement in south carolina and edited to find him more racially diverse. >> president obama will not
on saturday. the president and first lady plan to pay their respects tomorrow when the justice lays in repose in the capital. many 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. meanwhile, nine people are under arrest in connection with yesterday's deadly attack in an ankara ankara. 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 imply 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.
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 validity of a court order 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.
break the pass code but need apple to -- 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. still, apple's ceo tim cook says complying would have chilling consequences. the company plans to appeal as early as next week. and isrere to take its fight to the supreme court. now a recent survey by the pugh research center. 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
important one in a decade. >> thanks a lot, don champion in new york. hackers disabled a hospital's computer network. the hollywood presbyterian medical center noticed the problems earlier 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 wrapping up a five-day visit to mexico. he ended hisrip with a mass near the u.s. border, a symbolic gesture and 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 was juarez where he celebrated an open air mass 50 yards from the u.s. border. he celebrated a message of solidarity with migrants.
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 said thinking ofputting a face on the victims, instead of thinking of them as moral victims. thousands watched the mass just across the border in el paso, texas. earlier, he walked up a ramp to pray for the immigrants gathered on the texas side of the fence. 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 immigration reform is hotly 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 weeping from seeing so much hope
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i want to get a massage! >> their winning ticket is one of three sold in last month's $1.6 billion drawing. a couple from tennessee claimed their share of the prize last month. the winner of the holding ticket in california has not come forward. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a woman who ran seven marathons on seven continents in seven days! i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." [ul ]thele craveif in't ast. ou'ro th thi nena id w repfarets in just one
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stalking gwyneth paltrow is found not guilty. the actress says the man sent her dozens of letters and gifts in renee years. and after he spent time in a mental institution for sending her lewd messages and sex toys. this time he sent her letters to ask for her forgiveness. the jury decided soyuz actions were not criminal. after seven minutes from dangling from a ski lift in whistler, in british columbia, an 11-year-old's only option was to let go. >> whoa. >> luckily, the slope staff was waiting 30 feet below to safely catch him on monday. still, the seattle boy said he would rate his vacation a 9 out of a 10. "wheel of fortune" contestant is probably feeling embarrassed today after he got an unexpected geography lesson
>> condo lal ride through ven gondola ride through venice. >> let's check your agreegeography. which country do you think we are sending you to? >> paris. >> do we still get it? >> they still got the trip to venice, italy. duke taking on fifth ranked north carolina last night with the blue devils trailing by a point in the final minute. grayson allen is fouled going to the basket. he hits both free throws to give duke the lead and a last-second effort by the tar heels comes up short. duke escaped chapel hill with a 74-73 upset. it's their fourth straight win over unc. a bigger upset in the big
fans of texas tech stormed the court as the red raiders knock coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," how the government is turning to hollywood in the fight against propaganda by isis. plus our pushing the limit series continues. norah o'donnell catches up with on seven continents in seven days. >> how exhausting was it? >> it was trying. i didn't use the wordraon i didn't use the word mile. and i thought of it as another long run. that's what got me through it. >> you would land in a different continent continent? so what happened? >> we would go through customs and go into the bathroom and come out of the bathroom in our running gear ready to run. i felt like superman!
good morning. i'm bill leslie. >> and i'm renee chou. it was a gritty fight. >> we're going to tread carefully. >> can we move on to the weather? >> my goodness. i don't know everything that happened. so i'm excited to learn and see the highlights. it is cool out there this morning. the temperatures are in the 30s across the area. it's a little colder to the north and west and a little milder to the west and east. 32 in roxboro and 32 in south hill and 39 in goldsboro and 39 in fayetteville so it is chilly and it is jacket and coat weather. and we have a weak cold front trying to slip in and that will deliver some slightly cooler