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go nephcure! captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, february 24th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." a big night in nevada for donald trump. he walked away with another win, while the candidates in his wake fight for second place. killer storms. at least three people are dead after tornadoes tear through the south, while people in the storm's path wait for its next move. and celine dion proves her heart will go on, returning to the stage with a powerful performance for the first time since her husband's death.
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♪ i can't leave without a trace ♪ ♪ good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. drump heads. donald trump heads into next week's voting for the presidential nomination for the republicans. he solidified his position with a decisive win in the nevada caucuses. voters fed up with washington and those who decided before last week were key to trump's win. in the battle for second, ted cruz and marco rubio are running neck and neck. danielle nottingham has our report from las vegas. >> reporter: donald trump once unlikely candidacy is barreling toward the presidential nomination. the victory in last night's caucuses here was his third in a row. meanwhile, time is running short for the other gop hopefuls. after picking up
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consecutive victory in last night's nevada caucuses, donald trump continues his winning streak with an eye on super tuesday states. >> we have had some great numbers coming ofut o texas. and amazing numbers coming out of tennessee and georgia. it's going to be an amazing two months. we might not even need the two months, folks, to be honest, all right. >> reporter: he garnered most of his support in the state for republicans unsatisfied with the government. >> i think he is here for the people and i think he wants to win. >> reporter: the win gives trump the majority of the delegates in the state, bringing him closer to clenching the gop nomination. >> i think he is well positioned to really sweep across the board. >> reporter: as trump continues to gain momentum, the rest of the gop field is battling it out to become his alternative. entrance polls show a majority
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of caucus go-ers who favored a candidate with more political experience andke bacd marco rubio over ted cruz. the texas senator addressed supporters shortly after the polls showed. >> one week from today will be the most important night of the campaign. >> reporter: they will face trump tomorrow night in texas before voters in 11 states pick their choice for commander in chief. the win here in nevada for trump gives his victories in three distinct regions for the united states, the northeast, the south, and now the west. with leads in the polls in a number of states, the likelihood he will become the nominee is growing by the week. danielle nottingham, cbs news, las vegas. trump won in nevada with broad support from voters who decided early and stuck with him. 70% of nevada caucus go-ers in nevada made up their mind last month or before the majority of those votes for trump. 51% said they do not have a college degree and trump
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won that group. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk to marco rubio about the nevada results and what he sees as his best chance to win the gop nomination. this morning, democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders are in south carolina ahead of saturday's primary. last night, during a town hall meeting, both candidates said they support president obama's effort to close the prison at guantanamo bay, cuba. clinton called gitmo a continuing recruitment advertisement for terrorists. this morning, the threat of severe weather continues for millions of americans in the eastern half of the country. a killer storm system moved out of the gulf coast and into the southeast and mid-atlantic. at least eight tornadoes touched down in louisiana, mississippi, and florida. david begnaud is in convent, louisiana, where the storms killed at least two people. >> a jumbled mess. these -- these travel trailers were picked up, moved a considerable distance, and really blown apart, torn
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convent, louisiana, is into a scrap yard. your a desperate search through the toppled homes for three people still unaccounted for. >> we don't have a good way of knowing if we have one, two, three people that is unaccounted for. >> reporter: survivors described their narrow escape from the storm's destructive force. >> i got in the bathtub with my dog and they were praying. and i was crying. and i was so scared. i mean, the house would not stop shaking. >> reporter: an elderly man in southern mississippi did not escape and killed when a tornado picked up his home and tossed it nearly 500 feet. >> kind of crazy how a tornado can skip one house and catch the next right next door. >> reporter: the damaging weather stretches from texas where winds whipped down rodeo tents in houston, texas. back in convent, which for the highest cost of this
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neighbors started helping each other even before first responders could arrive. >> people who will survive the event, everyone was helping. so you found someone injured, we would put them and they would go to hospitals in private vehicles. >> reporter: david begnaud, cbs news, convent, louisiana. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz is following the severe weather and says it's headed east. after a night of destructive storms moving across the south continue to track this large storm system as we head into wednesday and tracking thunderstorms into the oeast coast. heavy snow developing across the midwest. heavy rain moves into new york city and boston corridors during the night and all of this exit as we head toward thursday morning. in terms of the severe weather threat focusing on the southeastern atlantic coast and mid-atlantic coast and carolinas high risk of seeing tornadoes today and damaging wind gusts
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and severe threat extends toed washington, d.c. area. you can see why. the warm temperatures up and down the eastern seaboard with 70s in raleigh and new york city into the 50s. cold side of the storm as heavy snow is developing throughout the day. chicago watch that carefully. the snow line is straddling the city and could see some significant totals over a half foot here and especially just east of town. the biggest snow totals, northwestern indiana up to michigan, could see up to a foot. republicans who control the senate judiciary committee say no hearing and no vote for president obama's nominee to supreme courts. it has erupted into a battle between the white house and gop opponents who want the next president to make an appointment. mitch mcconnell said his party would not permit a vote and revisit the matter after an election.
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conditions that led to justice scalia's death according to the supreme court doctor. scalia suffered from coronary artery decease and high blood pressure and diabetes and other conditions. he was on a hunting trip earlier this month. this week, apple will tell a federal judge its fight over the fight unlocking an iphone by a san bernardino tift couerrorist be decided by a congress. we are learning more about this man. a gun shop owner said jason dalton came into his store just hours before the attack and bought a jacket with an notice pocket designed for a handgun. dalton was laughing and joking, but did not buy a weapon there. dalton is charged with six counts of murder. u.s. health officials are investigating 14 cases of the zika virus that may have been spread through sex. the
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mosquitoes. the 14 cases involve men who traveled to areas with zika outbreaks and may have infected their female partners. >> it's very important for pregnant women to recognize that sexual transmission of zika is a possibility and to take steps to protect themselves and their unborn babies. >> they are urging men to use a condom when they have the zika virus. castro bore a distinct referableance to his brother. he was a farmer who, for the most part, stayed out of politics. ramon castro was 91 years old. coming up on the "morning news." stuck on the side of a skyscraper. window washers are trapped in new york city. this is the "cbs morning news." i have a resident named joyce, and she kept compl
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tense moments. more than 700 feet up here in manhattan, two window washers dangled for more than an hour yesterday when their scaffold collapsed near the top of a 68-story hotel. firefighters defied rain and whipping winds to rescue them by cutting open a window. the coworkers says the pair were laughing once they were inside. the creator of the broadway show "hamilton" helped save an iconic book store. and new details in the murder of a virginia teenager. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the washington post" reports the cause of nicole love he'll's death saying the 13-year-old suffered stab wounds to her month. two virginia tech students are charged in connection with her disappearance and death. the
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food stamp fraud. federal agents raided the church community on the utah/arizona border yesterday. among those charges are two brothers of warren jeffs who is in jail for crimes relating to marrying and sexually abusing underaged grills. some coaches of the university of tennessee are defending their college. six students say the university enabled coaches. >> we are not doing anything differently now than we have done over the last 15 year as coaches. we always talk about culture. we always educate. we always, you know, preach good decisions. >> the university yesterday asked a judge to strike a mention of nfl star peyton manning from the suit. buzzfeed reports on a star-studded fund-raiser for those hurt by the water crisis in flint.
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and it will be held in the michigan city on sunday. that is oscars night. donations will be collected during a live stream on revolt.tv. "the new york times" reports how the creator of the broadway smash "hamilton" helped a manhattan book store. after a water leak drama, the drama book shop, he asked his 225,000 followers to support the store. the sales soared and the shop deals exclusively in theater books. it's been open for nearly a century. still to come, health kris forces a name change for a cry. we will review the new name for a hatchback that had initially been called the zica car. a cry. we will review the new name for a hatchback that had initially been called the zica car. for a . we will review the new name for a hatchback that had initially been called the zica car. ces a . we will review the new name for a hatchback that had initially . we will review the new name for a hatchback that had initially been called the zica car
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. at last night's democratic town hall on cnn, moderator chris cuomo played a lit from sole bert who blasted for not telling americans. >> how can you be this bad? just say no. just s
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you're running for president of the united states! even richard nixon knew to say, i am not a crook! >> she liked that one. on the cbs "moneywatch" the results of a defective airbag investigation and a chocolate recall. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. scientists hired by the auto industry say they figured out what cause takata air bags to inflate with too much force. the airbags have caused ten deaths and 139 injuries. the independent tested coalition has been studying the problem for a year. it says design issues, moisture, high humidity, heat, and the use of a controversial propellant are all factors. the price of crude oil sent more than 4%. the dow jones industrials fell 188 points and s&p lost 25 and
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lower. mcdonald's is partnering with greek yogurt maker, which robani. the fast food chain is fighting to change its image. it introduced all-day breakfast in november. spotify is moving its entire service on to cloud computing services operated by google. spotify says its partnership with google is, quote, a big deal, but a big one for google too which is offering itself as is an alternative to amazon which dominates the cloud market. google says in ten years, its cloud could generate more money than its online ads. mars is recalling candy bars and other items in 55 countries in europe and elsewhere because plastic was found in several
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the dutch food safety authority says the infected products including mars and snickers. the recall does not affect the u.s. a carmaker in india is changing the name of a new car because of an international health crisis. new hashback was called zica. it is a virus that reached more than 20 countries and it's linked to birth defects. they have renamed the car tiago this week. >> i'm sure they checked with the cdc will picking that new name. hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. a live stream performance from vegas of celine dion.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country.
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♪ where does my heart beat now where is the love that only comes through the night ♪ >> celine dion delivered a powerful performance last night for the first time on the stage since her husband's death. it began with a tribute to her husband who died last month at the age of 73. in perfect astronaut fashion, scott kelly is wrapping up his year in space with a countdown. for day eight, kelly dawned an ape suit to do some of the chores aboard the international space station. he took a break from the work to chase another crewmember around the iss. cleveland cavaliers star kyrie irving is blaming an off night on bedbugs. he said hs
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. we have an accident reported on the inner loop of the beltway between georgia avenue and coldsville road. not getting much information yet but if you're headed out in the area, use caution. a live look shows how things are shaping up. we talked about wet roads. we see them this morning. we have rain on the camera there. take it easy as you head out the door. weather and traffic returns shortly. we'll send it over to you. 23 people are dead following a small plane crash in the mountains of nepal. >> it was on a 18-minute flight but lost contact after take off. the wreckage was found six hours later. the ane left a resort town and was heading north to a town popular when it comes to mountain hikers two
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in the u.s.. they believe they may have been spread through sex. it would have major implications for controlling the virus which is usually spread by mosquito bites. the virus has been linked to severe birth defects. there was nothing suspicious about the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. a long list of health problems made an autopsy unnecessary. they say he suffered from coronary artery disease, obesity, heart disease and other ailments that contributed to his sudden death. he died on february 13th while he was on a trip to texas. he was 79 years old. he was one year old at the time of the crime. sentencing a toddler to a life
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in prison, ahmed quandry was sentenced. it happened during a murderous outrage during the oust of the president. the military said they meant to try a 16-year-old student with the same name as the little boy. if you're feeling the burn of being single there, is a new dating website you can try. >> it is called berniesingles.com. it is a website for bernie sanders supporters who need a little love. a student founded it as a friend and it got nearly a million views on the first day and the site crashed when 1,500 users tried to register in just an . we may be struggling a little bit but we're getting over the day. it is hump day, of course. >> it is and my ipad just signed on so that is a good thing. thanks for waking up with us, washington! ! >> take your umbrelland
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light rain can turn to storms by days end. good wednesday morning. i'm andrea roane and my ipad just clicked on in. >> we signed up, like, 13, 14 minutes ago. i'm mike hydeck. larry miller will have traffic. what a wet day we have in store. good morning, allyson rae. >> you have to be watd ware as we head through the -- weather aware as we head through the weekend. it won't be raining all the time. still cloudy and dreary and chilly until later on tonight where some of the storms could be very strong. take a look. this is part of the same system that is bringing a lot of severe weather through the southern gulf states. the threat for tornados is further south of the area but the threat is still there, especially for southern parts of del mar and maryland and part of the north. no problems for the next few hours, just the wet roads. we're under the slight risk for severe weather

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