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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, july 25th, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." chilling video of a high-speed rail disaster in spain. dozens are dead. americans are hurt. plus new twists in the anthony weiner sexting scandal. >> a rare look inside north korea on a major anniversary. seth doan reports from the communist country. and we're on the road to show you the massive speed trap cutting across the west. we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >> with this endless parade of phone youyscandal, washington's taking its eye off the ball. >> president obama makes a call
to action. >> president obama makes what's billed as a major address on the economy. >> he didn't announce any new initiatives. so what was the point? >> it's a hollow shell. it's an easter egg with no candy in it. >> a massive train derailment in spain. train cars jumped the track as it approached the train station. >> police are questioning the driver of that express train. >> the owner of the web side that published the alleged online interactions tells politico she's planning on going public soon. >> a lawyer said overnight nsa leaker edward snowden's application for asylum is still winding its way through the russian bureaucracy. >> after months of speculation, we have a name. >> george alexander louis will be known simply as prince george of cambridge. >> any chance he would go by jorge? >> no. >> well louis, louie, why couldn't you say george jorge? >> 15 of the cars are on their side, 3 of the cars are leaking
ethanol. >> president bush. >> patrick's father is on mr. bush's secret service detail. >> want to know what it fees like to be a golf ball? look what happens. >> it's not hole. >> the trainer in thailand was extremely lucky he did not become lunch. believe it or not, he's already back at work. >> and all that matters. >> a stunning rescue off the coast of long island. the search for a lobsterman who had been missing for hours in shark infected waters. >> onmorning." >> an awkward money. >> i'm try to learn how to use twitter. >> mr. weiner. welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning, norah.
>> good morning, charlie. >> we begin with a major high-speed rail disaster. at least 78 people are dead in spain. more than 170 injured. >> americans are among the injured. authorities are searching for the cause but they don't think it's terrorism. mark phillips is tracking developments in london. mark, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. norah. the u.s. epbase in madrid now confirms that five americans were injured in this crash. when you see this spectacular and very frightening trackside video footage that's been released of the wreck itself it's a wonder anyone survived. security camera video published by a spanish newspaper shows the accident. it happens in less than ten seconds. the video seems to confirm the suspicion the train was moving too quickly for the tight turn on this part of the line. the train was on its regular 375-mile run from madrid to the northwest coastal town of el ferrol.
it came off the rails just outside santout outside santiago. many thought to be traveling to the area for an annual religious festival that's now been canceled. the cause seems to be a deadly combination of high speed and low budget. in order to save money when updating this line the spanish rail authority opted to use the existing right of way through the area. new fast trains were supposed to slow down to 50 miles an hour on this tight curve. it's been widely reported the train was doing at least twice that when it came around the bend and off the track. >> you know once a train goes off the tracks you know really all hell is let loose. there's no other way of putting it. >> many of the dead were found because their phones were ringing as desperate relatives and friends tried to see if they were okay. it's a major disaster for spain, whose prime minister was born in the town where the accident happened. he visited the scene today.
already under pressure for spain's economic and corruption crisis, he now has another problem. transportation safety to deal with it. the obvious question now is why the train was traveling that quickly. the two drivers who were in the cab survived and perhaps can provide an answer. one of them is under official investigation. he's said to have had three years experience on that line. and the train had passed a safety inspection on the morning of the crash. charlie, norah. >> mark phillips thank you. the nsa surveillance program collecting hundreds of millions of phone records from americans continues this morning. a house amendment to kill it lost by a narrow margin yesterday. the vote came after heated debate. >> we're here to answer one question for the people we represent. do we oppose the suspiciousless collection of every american's phone records? when you have the chance to stand up for american's privacy, did you?
>> are we so small that we can only look at our facebook likes today in this chamber? or will we stand up and find out how many lives we can save? lettess get back to moving america forward. >> it was snowden who leaked details of the nsa program may leave the moscow airport as early as today. the former contractor has been holed up there for more than a month. the former deputy director of national intelligence. what are the chances he leaves the airport? >> he needs two pieces of paper. one, we believe he has already. and that's simply a declaration from the russian migration bureau saying he has a case for asylum under review by them. so that just says they're thinking about it. the second one looks a little bit like a passport has a photograph, and that's his actual pass while they're considering his case to get out into the streets of moscow and leave that airport for the first time in many weeks. >> and yet secretary of state john kerry called his russian
counterpart yesterday and said they want russia to return snowden to the u.s. for a fair trial and kerry saying reportedly, quote, russia still has the ability to do the right thing. do you think russia is considering this as part of this? >> i think russia is waiting for an offer and waiting for a deal that so far the u.s. isn't putting on the table. the reason i think that you watch how they set the table yesterday. if you want to know what the russian government is thinking, one good way is to watch russian state tv. and our former bureau chief was monitoring that yesterday and said first there was the exclusive coverage of snowden's lawyer bringing him clothes, prestaging the idea he's going to get out of that airport. jend second were two stories about how the u.s. refused to extradite some criminals they wanted and the case of victor booth, one of charlie's favorite characters international weapons dealer russian. we grabbed him in thailand extradited him here. they want him back. but seems like they're promoting
the idea what have they got for us. >> you think that's a rez be a deal you give us snowden, we'll give you booth? >> i think the u.s. is very reluctant. that's an age old tradition. trading criminals for criminals is a place the administration and the justice department doesn't feel comfortable doing. >> very much want their hands on snowden. >> they do. the russians very much want their hands on booth. i just don't think that conversation has started yet. >> john on seersucker thursday. >> i think there's going to be a casting call for the remake of "matlock" and i didn't want to make it. >> excellent. we adore you. thank you. and here at home -- >> didn't know he was southern did you? >> i can do the accent. here at home president obama continues pushing his agenda today. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning.
>> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. just about an hour and a half the president will leave for jacksonville florida where he will stress the need for bigger and better ports, roads and bridges. he'll tour the port facility in jacksonville where last year the administration sped up efforts to expand that facility. the white house hopes this renewed focus on economic growth will pay political dividends when budget fights with republicans intensify this fall. the white house knows its lost focus on the economy and must know go on the road to reconnect with americans still plagued by economic anxiety. this year the country's added an average of 201,000 private sector jobs a month, the best performance of mr. obama's presidency. but median wages have fallen 4% during the recovery. part-time work is in some cases replacing full-time work and 4.3 million americans have been jobless for more than six months. >> we're actually poised to reverse the forces that batter the middle class for so long. and start building an economy where everyone who works hard
can get ahead. but, and here's the big but, i'm here to tell you today that we're not there yet. >> reporter: the country has seen white house economic road shows before. this one is called a better bargain for the middle class. it follows winning the future. we can't wait. and middle class jobs and opportunity. >> hello! >> reporter: the names change but the themes do not. the message, republicans threaten middle class prosperity by seeking deeper spending cuttings. cuttings. and a fight over raising the federal debt limit. those battles are coming. mr. obama's trying to gain the political upper hand. >> we can't have all the same old debates. that's not what the moment requires. we have to focus on the core economic issues that matter to you. as washington is now preparing for another debate about the budget, the stakes could not be higher. >> reporter: in an interview with cbs evening news treasury
secretary jack lew told scott pelley that political standstandoffs, not obama policies, hold back economic growth. >> every time washington has a divisive fight that ugs is suggests we may become part of a problem, it actually hurts, it hurts in confidence. >> reporter: this is a slow rollout of administration speeches and concepts. chapter two next tuesday where the president will introduce new ideas on job creation at an event in chattanooga, tennessee. charlie, norah. we're getting news this morning about the drilling rig accident in the gulf of mexico it officials say natural gas has stopped flowing from the well but residual gas is still burning. manuel bojorquez looks at new questions about safety. >> reporter: the natural gas fire on the hercules number 265 rig has burned out of control for more than a day. beams that support the derick and rig floor have collapsed. the problem began early tuesday when a blowout an uncontrolled
eruption of gas, happened just as crews completed a second production well. all 44 workers evacuated the rig safely. the image, are a vivid reminder of the bp disaster in 2010 when more than 200 million gal bes of crude oil gushed into the gulf. dr. bornsch was part of the investigation. >> this is not a major oil spill. there's a small amount of oily substance associated with the blowout that's mainly natural gas so it's not going to cause the kind of environmental problems associated with the large oil spill like the bp spill. >> compared with oil, natural gas disperses easily lowering the risk during the spill. still, experts like bosch say this incident points to another problem. >> the real concern from my standpoint is what this tells us in terms of the safety of our processes for oil and gas production. >> reporter: the rig's owner,
hercules off shore, said in a statement, we have a full-scale response addressing the situation. once things settle we will turn to looking at potential causes. the company's first step could be drilling a relief well next to the rig to cap the leak. but that could take weeks. for "cbs this morning," manuel bojorquez, dallas. a mysterious food-born stomach bug is spreading across the nation and they have yet to pick point the source. we know this has affected more than 200 people. what's causing it? >> we're not sure. the infectious agent is a parasite by the name of cyclaspora. it can produce a prolonged, watery very uncomfortable diary that's also associated with nausea and abdominal cramps and often profound fatigue. >> so you have those feelings
what do you do? >> so charlie, go to a doctor mention the fact that you might have cyclaspora. the doctor can get specimens and send them for a diagnosis and there's treatment available. >> doctor why hasn't the cdc pinpointed what's causing this? it's obviously a food-borne illness. could it be produce? >> it's frequently produce with this kind of bug. the cdc detectives are the best in the world. they're working around the country in the affected states it this is a frequently very difficult problem to tease apart. they're working at it very hard. >> how concerned should we be then? >> well i think we just need to keep tuned because as soon as they find out what the cause is they'll let us know. because the goal is, of course, ton pre to prevent infections going further. >> doctor, thank you. we're getting a rare look inside north korea.
the communist country marking 60 years since a cease-fire in the korean war. our seth doan joins us from the capital pyongyang. >> reporter: it's quite a rarity to get here and once you're here everything is quite choreographed. we're told what we can see, where we can go where we can stand. the two minders are always by our side. even just getting into this country is quite an adventure. our flight to bepyongyang was packed with journalists and filled with propaganda. the in flight magazine showed glossy photographs of the country's founder kim il-sung and his grandson kim jong-un, the current supreme leader. the in flight entertainment signaled that we'd see and hear exactly what the north koreans wanted us to. no headphones needed.
inside north korea we were escorted on buses to specific sites, told where we were headed just before we depart. today, we witness the grand opening a cemetery for veterans. many of the women wore their finest traditional dress. in the crowd, we spotted retired u.s. navy pilot tom hutner. he traveled to north korea this week on a personal mission. to search for the remains of his wing man killed during the korean war. you were on the other side of this when you were fighting. >> yes, i was. >> reporter: how is it to stand here and watch this today? >> well it's rather emotional frankly. >> reporter: more than 60 years later, this is his first trip back to north korea. he was impressed by today's turnout. >> it may have been in honor of the korean veterans but it's a tribute to all of us and i'm very proud of that. >> reporter: the supreme leader
king jong-un recognizable even from behind made an appearance to lay a wreath at this memorial for war veterans. this man, whose son is buried here, told us my son was a hero. and today he was praised by kim jong-un. here, there's really publicity that he's getting from two sides. overseas, kim jong-un seen as the type of leader who is presiding in front of huge masses of people getting rounds of applause and opening grand new memorials. inside north korea, he's seen as it is type of leader who warrants this sort of international attention. charlie and norah. there's another big story in north korea. the american held prisoner longer than anyone else from this country. his family is demanding the obama administration do more to bring him home. ahead, the interview that you will see only on "cbs this morning." and brazil this morning, crowds are ignoring the rain and
mobbing pope francis. these are pictures from moments ago in rio de jinoro. parents can be seen bringing their babies to be kissed by the pope. he'll address 1 million young people on the beach in rio. he will also visit an impoverished area. the royal baby now has a name fit for a king. william and kate announced yesterday they've chosen to call their son george alexander louis. the newborn is third in line for the throne. until then he will be known as his royal highness prince george of cambridge. of course charlie, if and when he does become king he does not have to be king george he can choose whatever name he wants. >> oh, good leave that to him. time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. politico looks at a hard-fought battle in the senate. law makes passed a bill yesterday to keep student loan interest rates down. the bill ties the interest to market rates which are expected to rise in the future. the house expected to act on the measure next week.
the white house supports it. >> "the new york times" says the pentagon is getting support from a key senator for the way it hands sexual assault cases. democrat carl levin has proven the military has proven it can effectively prosecute sexual asoughts but critics and some lawmakers want them removed from the chain of command. a disgraced politician expected to go on trial within weeks. his wife was convicted killing a british businessman. both face charges of corruption and abuse of power. and "usa today" looks at the latest drama for the new york yankees. baseball columnist says alex rodriguez is accusing the yankees of helping major league baseball try to get him suspended. yesterday, a-rod accused the team of possible insurance fraud and lying about his thigh high pressure holding ongoing to bring lots of sunshine to the bay area today, going to start to get hot in spots inland again as we'll see plenty of sun in the valleys
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, it's: there are no suspects for oakland's latest murder. the 56th this year. a woman was shot to death yesterday afternoon while driving near her home in the fairfax district. there is a news conference today about effort to keep city college of san francisco operating with accreditation. the school has already cut pay, closed campuses and built a new administrative structure. the transbay transit center being built in san francisco is $300 million over budget. the overrun is because of a structural steel contract that cost more than expected. money is being taken from the second phase of the project to cover the shortfall. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
good morning. getting our first reports of a stalled-out big rig in oakland northbound 880 partially blocking the broadway off-ramp there by downtown. not seeing any major delays though as you pass the oakland coliseum. let's go to the bay bridge, where there is hardly a delay at all. gosh, for this time of the morning exceptionally light traffic. metering lights are on. a quick check of your drive times, westbound 580 slow through the altamont pass. here's lawrence. >> elizabeth, be careful, there is a crane behind you! [ laughter ] >> in the bay area a lot of sunshine this afternoon, our mount vaca cam looking good. yeah, that sun coming up and lots of sun and hot temperatures in some of the valleys into the 90s there this afternoon. starting out with 50s and 60s, patchy fog inside the bay and dense fog at the coast. this afternoon 90s inland, a lot of 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s coastside. next couple of days we start to cool down for the weekend.
welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this morning, ship wrecks, fire and crime. they're treading through waters. travel editor peter greenburg looks at whetherer anything will make youour next cruise safer. and it'ss anything but smooth sailing fofor anthony weinerer. you'll see what happens when train was going twice the speed and at impact when they were bending the curve. kenneth bae has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. his family is making an appeal for his release. his family says the government
not doing enough to brick him home. we have more with margaret brennan at the state department. good morning. >> north korea has never imprisoned an american indefinitely but they've held him longer and worked him harder than any. this is kenneth bae in happier times at home on the west coast with his niece. today he's working in the fields of a north korean prison camp. the 44-year-old was a father of two and a mission director. the charge is plotting a hostile take and passion a
plot a coup. >> what do you think about the charges? is that something he would do? >> all i know he is an idealist with strong convictions. he may have been overzealous and made wrong choices. >> reporter: two weeks ago they receive and unusual package. he begged for their help and said he's going blind and is dying from diabetes and a heart condition. a video was showed. he's remarkably thin and is asking for it. >> the sound my mother made while watching that video i'll never forget. it was the most heart wrenching almost like an animal in pain. >> what did you do after you saw the video? >> we cried a lot.
this is my brother speaking from prison and we needed to let people know that his health was failing and then we needed to seek help to get him out and get him home. >> reporter: bae has been detained longer than any previous american. they do not believe the u.s. is doing enough to get kenneth released. why are you losing faith? >> i don't see any action. i asked them to send someone, do something. as a mother i am really getting angry, really getting angry. what do they do? >> in the past former presidents or high-profile figures like governor bill richardson have helped to bring americans home. bill richardson told me no envoy
is ready to go. >> the message was pretty harsh, not good. it was kenneth bae. no high-profile. we're not going to go easy on this. no relationship no crime. >> reporter: for the bae family poll tissues don't matter. they just want him home. >> if you had a message to speak directly to president kim, what would you ask for? >> i would ask for his mercy. >> reporter: richardson says the best-case scenario is to provide a bargaining chip. this time it may require out of the box diplomacy including believe it or not asking nba star dennis rodman to ask for his return when he travels there next month.
another black eye for the cruise injury. a luxury ship fail eded last month. they were found by cdc inspectors. some of it was under the floorks under the crews' beddings. the ceo defended their industry. you'll remember aboard the carnival earlier this year. jay rockefeller accused executives of ignoring paeshlgs' safety. >> if the industry is seriously working to improve the safety and security of its shipping why have we seen so many serious incidents in the last 16 months? consumers have the right to know what we have learn before they book their first or next dream vacation. >> cbs news travel editor peter greenberg is with us from portland, oregon. good morning.
>> good morning, charlie. >> reporter: how are they defending the rising concern about a rise in cruise lines. >> let's take a look at this. this is really a shot across the wow of the cruise industry on three levels. one is maritime safe tiff. two is the accurate and realtime and complete crime scene statistics. what the cruise lines are saying is you're moving forward do this we have a passenger bill of rights that we've done internally. let us self-regulate. of course, if you look at self-regulation, remember those terrible tarmac delays with passengers trapped on runways for hours. the airline didn't do much until they issued rule-making and that's really what's going to happen in this situation. pmost people are thinking it's not going to be handled legislatively. it's going to be handled by rule make big the department of transportation and by the u.s. coast guard --
>> carnival admitted it. 245i said they fixed it. you called carnival. what do they think about it? >> they thing it's an isolated incident. they have a right to ground them if they fail an inspection. in fairness once they found those violations they were fixed the next day and the ship did sail. >> all right. peter greenberg, thank you. one daf after huh manma stood by him he calls it the toughest time. as terrell brown reports weiner had no choice but to address the scandal last night. >> reporter: anthony weiner may be moving forward with his campaign but he can't seem to
escape his scandalous past. wednesday night the former congressman faced a lightning round of questions, one of them facebook or twitter. >> i'm trying to learn how to use twitter. >> mr. weiner. >> you're going to say facebook aren't you? >> all i can say is don't ask me. >> reporter: the lighthearted moment came a day after weiner admitted to it. >> the facts have not changed. what i did was wrong, it dishonored my wife i compounded it by being dishonest with the
media. >> reporter: he was known as alter carlos danger. one even dressed like one. both "the new york times" and new york "daily news" published blistering editorials with "the daily news" writings. weiner must recognize there's no play for him in city hall. still, he saysing it's too important to give up now. >> it's not about me. it's about the citizens of new york. you know charlie, a friend of huma is quoted in the wall street jury room and a couple of other place this morning saying that she actually knew about this last fall that he had -- >> it came in the summer and she knew in the fall. >> before he announced he was mayor. she was furious at the time and considered leaving him but
decided to stay in the marriage because of their son. as a result of that there's a lot of discuss about huma abadin is standing by amongst a lot of democrats. >> they're interested in her because she's standing by and got a lot of it. in the end it's her decision but why did she do it. >> indeed. we turn now to interstate 80. you can drive from one coast to the other, but authorities say there are far too many deadly crashes along that 3,000-mile highway. we're on i-80 this morning to look at how police plan to turn things around. that is next on "cbs this morning." bacon?! gotta get that bacon! bacon?! bacooon! smokey bacon, meaty bacon, tasty bacon! bacon? ohh la laa. i say, is that bacon? oh! good heavens! bacon! bacon!
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in northern new jersey don, good morning. be careful. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. we are in a bit of a traffic jam right now. we are going pretty slowly. it's called the i-80 challenge and it's virtually unprecedented, 11 highway safety agencies from across the country have banded together and the reason they're doing it right now is because this is the height of the summer vacation travel season which means it's the most dangerous time of year to travel on interstate 80. from the bay bridge in san francisco to just short of the george washington bridge in new jersey, i-80 virtually stretches from sea to shining sea. it spans almost 3,000 miles across the nation's heartland through reno des moines and suburban chicago, 11 states in all, the second longest interstate in the country and according to state officials among the most dangerous. >> speed, seat belts, dui
drivers, distracted drivers and drowsy drivers kill people and by far the worst of all of those seat belts. >> reporter: outside salt lake city trooper evan kirby is about to make a traffic stop. >> we'll find out why they're going so fast. >> reporter: kirby is one of 120 extra utah highway patrolmen who have been deployed on this stretch of interstate 80. nationally 350 fatal crashes were reported on i-80 from 2009 to 2011. in iowa alone the interstate was the site of over 17,000 crashes over a ten-year period resulting in more than 6,200 injuries, nearly 1,000 were serious or fatal. >> i believe the i-80 challenge provides us with a wonderful opportunity to highlight public safety and the goal of reducing traffic fatalities. >> reporter: if i continue going in this direction, i will
eventually hit san francisco. the organizers say there is extra cost to the state but if it saves lives it's worth it. charlie, norah? >> don thank you. i hope don doesn't get a ticket for driving and talking at the same time. >> i hope so too, and i high pressure holding on, going toably lots of sunshine to the bay area today. going to start to get hot in spots inland again as we'll see plenty of sun in the valleys looking toward mount diablo going to see sunshine and temperatures soaring there this afternoon. but there is a thick fog settling in inside the bay and along the coastline. a little damp approaching the beaches. but high pressure remains in place for now. plan on 90s in the valleys, 70s and 80s inside the bay. 60s at the coast. next couple of days we begin to cool down. recovering from a heart attack raises me questions for women. that includes when is it safe to resume sexual activity and are
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everyone. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. 66-year-old judy salomon was driving through her oakland neighborhood when she was shot and killed. the suspect fired directly into her car on fern street in the city's fairfax district yesterday afternoon. so far, there are no suspects. it's oakland's 56th murder this year. san mateo county will show off its plan to transform highway 1 at devil's slide into a new hiking trail with spectacular views of the pacific. the new tom lantos tunnels replaced a stretch of highway 1 earlier this year. the proposed trial is set to trail -- the trail is set to open early next year and will be a walking trail with biking lanes. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment.
first to the east bay. in lafayette westbound 24 by pleasant hill road this is a five-car crash in the center divide so clear at this point but you can still expect delays coming from walnut creek. also in fremont, southbound 880 approaching mowry avenue we have an injury crash there blocking one lane and we're seeing slow-and-go conditions from highway 92 in the south bay. northbound 280 pretty backed up through downtown san jose. here's lawrence. >> a little fog this morning thick as you approach the coastline. looking toward ocean beach, gray at the immediate coastline for today but otherwise lots of sunshine. clear skies now inland. they are already 66 degrees. 61 in san jose. this afternoon up in the 90s inland.
good morning, charlie. good morning everybody. it is 8:00 a.m. in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." a devastating train crash in northwest spain is caught on video. dozens are dead. the driver is being investigated. the former 13-year-old girl sexually assaulted by roman polanski is telling her story. it includes a startling photo of her taken by him. then there was a name prince george of cambridge. britain's royal baby is given a name rich with history. first, a look at today's eye opener the obvious question is why the train was traveling that quickly. >> the major rail disaster in spain. 78 people are dead. more than 170 injured. authorities don't think it is terrorism. >> they very much want their
hands on snowden. >> trading criminals for criminals is a place the administration and justice department doesn't feel comfortable going. >> it is quite a rarity here. once you are here, everything is quite core yo graphed. we are told what we can see, hear go, stand north korea has held kenneth bay longer and sentenced him more harshly weiner is refusing to quit the race. >> this is not about me but the citizens of new york. i will leave it up to them william and kate announced they have chosen to call their son, george alexander louis. good morning charlie. we are in a bit of a traffic jam. >> you look very nice in your suit. >> i think there is going to be a remake of matlock and i didn't want to miss it. >> excellent. >> we adore you. today's eye opener at 8:00 is presented by choice hotels.
i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell. gayle king is off. spain is in mourning after the country's deadliest train crash in four decades. a video shows the train going off the tracks. >> at least 78 people died in last night's accident outside the city in northwest spain. mark philips is in london with a new video. good morning, charlie, norah. that anyone survived seems to be a miracle when you look at the spectacular, frankly frightening footage of the crash itself. it was taken by a trackside camera showing the train arriving at speed, too much speed for the tight turn of track. it is all over in eight seconds. we rerun the footage. you can see the car behind the engine is the first to leave the rails. in an instant, the whole train is a wreck. this particular piece of track is supposed to have the speed
limit of 50 miles an hour. the train was doing about twice that. the driver, by the way, survived the crash and is now under official investigation. the u.s. embassy in madrid says five americans are among the survivors. an annual religious festival in the area to which many travelers may have been going has been canceled. instead, three days of mourning. charlie, norah? >> twice the speed going into a curve like that. >> it is incredible it kept going that fast. >> has there been any statement from anybody about what the driver was thinking about? >> i read that they said look let's not blame speed. the investigation continues. that's just speculation at this point about the speed oscar winning director, roman polanski's darkest moment is back in the news. polanski left the united states 35 years ago to avoid a possible prison sentence for having sex with a 13-year-old girl. the victim is now putting out a book telling her story as ben tracy reports.
the new intention is based on the cover photo. >> the close-up of 13-year-old samantha geimer on the cover of her memoir is an image of youth and innocence. the year was 1977. she dreamed of becoming a movie star. the man who took this and other photos of her was a famous director roman polanski. >> this photograph was taken at her first session with roman polanski. for her, it is the start of her story. that seems like the natural image to use as the cover. >> at the time polanski was basking in the success of his latest film "chinatown" starring jack nicholson. he arranged a second photo shoot with geimer at her house. he shared the photos and explained what happened next to cbs news back in 2003. >> what made me uncomfortable is that he asked me to change my blouse in front of him. the last photos were taken in the jacuzzi. then, he got in the jacuzzi and then that's when i started
realizing that i might be in trouble. >> geimer later told police how she was drugged and then raped in 1978 he pled guilty to unlawful sex with a minor but fled the country when the judge tried to dismiss a plea bargain. today, he continues to live as a free man in his native fraens. when her book cover was posted on the hollywood reporter's website, it is generated polarizing comments. >> people wonder how is it that she ended up in an older man's house and on the other, people that are extremely angry that a rapist has escaped punishment for 35 years. >> reached by phone, she told "cbs this morning" she had been following online posts. i was surprised by some of the things i read. i didn't expect the cover would be controversial. it seemed like the obvious choice to me. the girl, the life in the shadow of roman polanski, comes out in september.
president obama says he is nominating caroline kennedy to be u.s. ambassador to japan. president john f. kennedy's daughter would be the first woman to hold that position. her nomination has been in the wors for months. kennedy refused to confirm the news when we interviewed her back in march. she did leave a hint along with her autograph in studio 57. come to tokyo and visit! this is a big deal because it is a big post. it is the third largest economy in the world. you have howard baker, walter mondale, tom foley, all hold the position of ambassador. not that she has any diplomatic experience. >> but the japanese have already responded saying we are honored that she is coming and we know she is a close friend of the president and we respect that very much. >> she can get the president on the phone at any time. also, after world war ii and after 1960 when there was a treaty that put a permanent u.s. base in okinawa, president
kennedy did a lot to repair some of the frayed relations, even sent robert kennedy over to japan. they certainly have a history britain's royal baby has a royal name. he will be called george. that name has belonged to six british kings and also st. george england's patron saint prince william and kate revealed the baby's first name yesterday. charlie d'agata is in bucklebury england. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. from buckingham palace to bucklebury, home to the middletons prince william, kate and little prince george have been spending the last day as the palace puts it getting to know each other better. >> george alexander louis may be a big name for a little boy. that's how royals go. they usually go for four names or more. he may reign as king george vii
when he is on the throne one day. he will be known as prince george, the royal hinness. whether it was the couple's favorite back then may only be known to close friends. william and kate came to a relatively quick decision yesterday. it took a week before william himself was named. the announcement came shortly after the queen met her great grandson and heir at kensington palace suggesting the name meets her majesty's approval. george is seen as a tribute to the queen's father king george vi who inspired a nation through world war ii. his battle to conquer a severe studder was dram advertisedtize advertised in the movie "the kings speech."
historians believe securing the crown for three generations would be a job well done for the current monarch. >> the queen, we sort of praise her for her longevity. she has been on the throne, obviously, we had a diamond jubilee. she now has a great grandchild. she has done her job biologically speaking very very well. >> prince william has two weeks paternity leave as far as kate and as far as we know she will be spending her time the way many new mothers do getting a little help from grandma. >> off to a good start. nice she is there with her only living grandmother. at age 89 former president george bush has a new hair style. he shaved his head to support a little boy who lost his hair while being treated for luke kim ya. 2-year-old patrick is the son of one of mr. bush's secret service
agents. the former president and his wife lost a daughter to leukemia in the 1950s. >> those that knew the former president would not be surprised by this. >> it is absolutely wonderful he did that. bill clinton tweeted and said you look great. totally support your cause. here it is. you look great. love what you're doing. he is retweeting jim mcgrath president bush's spokesperson. >> they are very good friends, president clinton and bush 41. they lost their o
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all that mattered 57 all that mattered 57 years ago today, a swedish ship the stockholm ripped a hole in the italian oceanliner. 51 people were killed. dense fog that night kept crews from seeing each other until it was too late. a number of ships responded by stress calls. by morning, more than 1600 survivors were brought to new york city. nearly 11 hours after the collision, the andredoria sank
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many worry about when it's safe to have sex again and they wish their doctors would talk to them about the issue more. dr. lori mosca is doctor of preventive cardiology at doctors hospital. good morning. >> good morning. it's good to have someone talk about our favorite jikt. >> hearts? >> sex. two of our favorites. what does this study show? >> women have an unfounded fear that they're going to die of a heart attack again after having sex. they've just experienced a heart attack and they're really worried that physical exertion could lead to another heart attack. >> what are the risks? >> in fact the risks are extremely low. we need to get the message out there that it's not only safe to have sex after a heart attack the american heart association says an uncomplicated heart attack, you can resume normal physical activity a week later. >> one woid said, quote, i had
to convince my husband i wasn't going to die in bed. so how important is it to resume your sex life. >> it's important not only from a healing point of view but also a psychological point of view. women want to get back to normal. they need that intimacy to make them feel normal again. it's very very important. we want to even courage women the talk to their doctors. we're really part of the problem. this study shows we doctors are not bringing this up. >> enough about women. what about men? >> the research shows with're more likely to talk to men about it than women and we're more likely to give the information in writing than verbally about when to resume sex and i think maybe it's because doctors aren't really comfortable with the topic. >> you know what i was thinking. i was thinking when i'm a cardiologist, i have to concentrate on their heart and now i have to become a sex
counselor too? >> you're right. this is really an important part of recovery. depression is linked to heart disease and we need to pay more attention to the quality of life and really the psycho social status of our patients and if we don't bring it up, the patient should. >> is there any risk at all? >> the risk is 1%. it's extremely low. in fact, if you want to look at the ee kwish land amount it's like climbing two flights of stairs. typically this is a very safe thing to do and important thing to do for recovery. >> sex. >> yes. >> okay. >> all right. dr. lori mosca, thank you very much. nice to see you. >> my pleasure. and this summer's big movies are dealing with a plot twist. plots are bombing. that's ahead on "cbs this
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store you real, real -- >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego with your kpix 5 news headlines. oakland police are offering a reward for information that can help solve their latest murder. 66-year-old judy salomon was gunned down while driving in the fairfax district yesterday. police say the killer or killers fired directly into the car. pg&e has until the end of the day to respond to the record fine it's facing for the 2010 san bruno pipeline explosion. the puc wants the utility to pay a $300 million fine that would go to the state. pg&e will also be required to spend an additional $2 billion on safety upgrades. an oakland city council member could be censured at a special council meeting tonight.
still seeing delays though from walnut creek and southbound 680 traffic is also heavy towards danville. here's a look at some bay area drive times in the east bay coming down the eastshore freeway. right now almost a half hour from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and the nimitz freeway in oakland is very slow. in fact we can show it to you in the northbound lanes. it looks like that just kind of sluggish traffic all the way up towards the downtown oakland exit but the bay bridge is an easy commute into san francisco. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> we are seeing fog along the coastline and inside the bay a lot of sunshine in the valleys and getting hot. looking toward mount diablo, just a gentle breeze blowing now. the temperatures already up in the 60s there. we are seeing 50s and 60s around the rest of the bay area and by the afternoon, lots of sunshine coming our way in most spots. the fog marching back to the coastline keeping you cool there in the 60s but 70s and 80s around the bay and 90s in the valleys. cooling down with more fog and low clouds for the weekend.
welcome back to "cbs this morning" thp. coming up this half hour we've shown you the amazing picture of the great white sharks being tagged. now a historic moment. they're going back in the water. we'll see what happens next as they unlock the clues to sharks' behavior. and the mystery on land has been solved. he sent home coded messages. his family is finally learning how important those letters were. that story ahead. right now it's time to show you this morning's headlines. the "washington post" says the house committee passed a bill that means big changes for door-to-door mail. there would be group mailboxes
and mail delivery on saturdays would end. it still has to clear the senate. "usa today" says consumers are racking up dollars. they're including free trials and free shipping. then they cancel down the road. >> they plan to renovate wrigley field. that includes a massive jumbotron. the project will cost $500 million. the "new york post" says merrill lynch is facing a lawsuit. the suit says they were reprimanded for not being perky enough. all three were fired. the "detroit free press" says nfl stars chris johnson and devin hester raced against an actual cheetah. they did so for a national geographic episode in december.
no word on who won but the china can run 70 miles an hour. dad jeans are making a comeback. the jeans are light blue loser fit, and high waist. they've been popping up in style blogs. some see it as a backlash against the skinny jean. even kanye west has been spotted wearing dad jeans. you don't wear dad jeans, do you? >> i will now. >> remember they attacked president obama because he was in dad jeans. >> he wasn't trendy enough. >> exactly. >> it is a summer box office bust. six movies have flopped. director steven spielberg predicted as much last month on the panel last month. >> there's going to be an implosion where three or four or maybe half a dozen of these mega budgeted movies are going to go
crashing into the ground and that's going to change the paradigm again. >> a.o. thome scott is a critic for "new york times" and dana. >> this summer is coming to prove the point they were making at that speech. some film studies. >> unsustainable because they simply were not that good or interesting movies? >> well that's a part of it. there have certainly been bad blockbusters that have succeeded but economically unsustainable. thing it is analogous to the agriculture rat model. it's the same kind of meefb over and over every weekend and the audiences aren't coming. >> is the movie industry down this summer? >> it's down a little bit and there are some movies that have done well and performed well.
"monsters university," the "the heat," earlier in the season ""iron man 3".iron think there's a little bit of a malaise from the audience. we're seeing it again and again and again. >> will it have this kind of impact? because they'll realize this doesn't make money, find more interesting movies, perhaps lower budget but more interesting characters? >> i hope so but i worry they'll have the opposite effect. a lot of these movies that have failed have not been based on comic bool books or best-selling. i worry that we're taking too many risks, we've got to make
more superhero movies and "harry potter" and "hunger games." >> what movie were you surprised flopped? >> "pacific rim." it's not come clear. >> and why did "iron man 3" do so well? >> i think because that franchise, that marvel franchise kind of keeps going and going and going and they like the character. >> and they like downie too. >> they like downie. the avengers last year. they did well. it feels like years ago. that was may. it had the advantage. >> that was the first big movie. >> i heard robert downing earned $75 million.
>> the most paid. we have "blue jasmine" that's out, the new woody allen movie. how is that? >> it hasn't opened yet. it seemed to be doing pretty well to advanced critics. it think it's more of his movies. >> we have that comings out, we have "the butler" with oprah whitney and forest whitaker coming out. are those expected to suffer the same summer malaise? >> i think twayly some of the smaller movies are doing better. you have a movie like "before mid mite" or the document tren star of freedom. i thing that you know the stakes are different. i do think that as at least some
audiences get tired of seeing the same old stuff. >> favorite movie this summer you've seen so far. >> i would say "before midnight." >> i thought "this is the end." i thought it was great. >> great to see you. it's happening near a beach. that's next. and tomorrow on "cbs this morning," he's dressed everyone from jackie kennedy to taylor swift. oscar
he was sent flying and sent into a bus. turns out he's the grandson of jack nicklaus. this happened in may and he walked away with no injuries. he talks about how much he goes to all of his football games that his grandson plays in. we first brought you this story last september. story last september of fishermen and scientists. they studied new ways of great o white sharks. >> chris fisher is the founder eff glor and expedition leader.week. he will join them next week.morning. >> they call at this time greatest white shark expedition in history. a mission above and beyond what we witnessed last year.y, >> about a 15-foot smashing. shark >> this summer a group caught and maneuvered a live 2000-poundeir white shark under their boat.was made
in history was made in the waters off cape cod. it? for the first time the nort atlantic held a satellite image was afflictionsed to a shark's dorsal fin, which can track its behavior for up to five years. >> okay. the tag is done. to >> five days after catching jeanie, their first white shark in cape cod.first >> coming under you, jody. >> reporter: the team spotted and caught a bigger one a 500-pound me fail mary lee. >> yeah, mary lee, big girl!lee. >> reporter: the two sharks have been pinging in with their location ever since. information that can be viewed retime realtime online. here >> chris is here now. you're you are starting next tuesday or wednes wednesday it is? >> right. basically going right here from the ship. from what you said is true the most ambitious white shark expedition in american history. >> that's it right there. mak >> last year we proved it was
possible to capture great white and sharks off cape cod and track to them. enough now we have to get enough sharks bri so the brightest scientists of america can have that in their is? lives. so >> why are you doing this? >> so scientists can understand ficent them these magnificent creatures.e t >> we've tracked two sharks. we learned the southeast is an enormous part of their life. the you see when you look at mary look lee, she spent a ton of time in the tropics as well as jeanie. now, why are they there? what are they doing? well is this an anomaly? is this normal? we have to get at least ten sharks tagged to figure out what is normal. >> they're not going down there to have babies or? they're not >> we just don't know yet. what we do know is the southeast is covered up on great white >> sharks along with the northeast.ou've why?sked >> you asked this question obviously, you may not know the answer, is anything different in so terms of water temperature, in in term terms of depth of water?
te >> we know they're moving down there like many snowbirds do. >> they stop at the tip.>> sometim >> sometimes they come back up cape cod to cape cod. >> that shocked us.n't we were finding the physiological capability livinghat in 38 degree waters. >> in case other people have not >> i seen other appearance you made on this program, what is it about them that make them so -- shark >> important to the ocean? >> they are the balance-keeper, the lion of the ocean. there' there is no ro bust path forwardward for the ocean without a ro bust path for our sharks. we must understand their lives to impact the future. y >> they keep the balance? >> ty're l >> they are like the lion of the fascinati ocean. >> i think what's edifferent you're from last year you will be up b along the beach among 15,000 seals. you have a permit to be right there, which means likely more sharks will be there. >> right.eals. the state of massachusetts
really came through and put us in a position to succeed.ion to if we are going to deliver their scientist, a large number of number o shark, we have to be where they sharks we live. they live in front of those >> how many seals. ha >> how many sharks do you want what to attack? you have two female sharks what else do you need? >> the male sharks tend to be much more coastal.arks. we will see them living on the beaches. we must give them at least ten sharks. when you move an operation in operati the northeast, about 20 tags. >> how many great white sharks are there out there on our >> big coastline? the >> it's a big question. the world is dewitting.n scientists might say there's in the mid-5,000 or so. s >> the most popular shark movie was "just as." tha just as was a great white. deal you hope to show that idea? >> oh for sure. absolutely. we're replaceing all the unknown in that fear with facts and allowing the world to follow it in real time. the
we're open sourceing all the data and tracking so everyone can follow with the scientists.ge >> do you need a bigger boat? >> i got the bigger boat. that's why we're getting it done. we're funded.>> and >> we will be on it next week. >> cool. >> good for you. you, young man. take care of him. . >> it's the only place in the world you can tie next to the boat. >> be careful. good luck catching some boys. the world war ii prisoner. i mean sharks. >> what did you say? >> 2002 all star team. okay. good. world war ii prisoner sends secret messages to his family in england. 70 years later, we f
few managed to send vital military intelligence back home. the message of one are being revealed 70 years later. mark phillips is in london. mark, good morning. >> good morning sfen. let me start with a health warning. if you like crosswords and mathematical cross words and history, you'll love this. it's taken 70 years to crack. >> if you don't like puzzles, ignore the math. it's still a good story. the evacuation of british and allied troops in dunkirk during world war ii was either a military disaster or a strategic withdrawal. churchill calls the rescue of more than 300,000 troops hemmed in be the nazi troops a memory. but it's also another story of
hour row wichl and mystery. john pryor was one of the navt officers who had already rescued one load of troops. when it went back for a second load, the ship ran aground and pryor was captured. he spent the rest of the war from a german p.o.w. camp to which he wrote dozens of letters to his family back to england. they always thought they were special but they didn't know how special. did you know that contained weapons these letters was some sort of secret code? >> the family knew the letters were in code because they had a mark on them but we didn't know what it was about. >> reporter: in code although they seemed to be about mundane
life hidden in them were secrets, details or the german escape plans. >> yu don't know how significant they were. >> no. >> now you do. >> now we do. >> now they do because steven pryor had mentioned the letters to historians at the nearby facility in plymouth. before enlisting the help of mathematician. >> bloody clever. >> what he found was the long forgotten key to the cord snow so we've got 133. this is the letter p. >> he found a sequence of words at the beginning of sentenceses who initial letters unlocked a
grid that contained more letters and numbers that would reveal to military analysts snippets of voluntary evidence. innocent items became requests for local kur ensaid and fake documents. >> we can see from the spelling mistake he's inquiring about patz pords. >> he's asking for a submarine. "hms undine." >> our last year's harvest was extremely good. so it's talking about the prisoners of war's vegetable garden. many and good spells undine. >> news of german it.
historians like harry bennett said the letters were written at great risk. >> if the germans knew what was going on they could very easily be in their hands. they discovered the code. the p.o.w.s could have been shot as spies. the british war office did, of course, know at the time and decoded it before the letters were sent on to the families but the coding were so secret they were close. >> the fact that the germans allowed them to send letters which was surprising to me. >> they're clear. >> they're blunts. >> straightforward, cab did. marriage fake fill indianapolis.
griego, with your k-p-i-x five headlines... the search is on in oakland for the killer or killers who gunned down 66-year-old judy salamon. she was shot while driving good morning, it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. the search is on in oakland for the killer who gunned down 66- year-old judy salomon. she was shot while driving in the fairfax district yesterday. a reward is being offered to solve the case. and happening later today, officials at city college of san francisco will share how they plan to keep the school running. they have a year to prove to the accrediting commission that it's worthy to continue operating. the school has already cut pay, closed campuses and built a new administrative building. the transbay transit center under construction in san francisco is $300 million overbudget. it's because of a structural steel contract that costs more
than expected. money is being taken from the second phase of the project to pay for the first. here's lawrence with the forecast. >> we have some patchy fog toward the coastline. a lot of sunshine already showing up in the valleys. temperatures heating up today and getting hot in some inland spots. out over the bay a little hazy with patchy fog continuing. high pressure remains in place though and as it sits there it will bring with it nice weather in the next couple of days. although you see that low off the coastline moving closer into friday and that will help cool down for the weekend. today though we'll see 90s in the valleys a lot of 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast with a mix of sun and clouds. we'll warm up next week. we'll check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next.
good morning. earlier crashes are still causing problems in some parts of the morning commute. to lafayette an earlier crash on westbound 24 is long since cleared. still jammed up though on southbound 680 through walnut creek. better news here. that traffic alert has just been canceled southbound 880 approaching mowry avenue. injury crash but all lanes are back open. still sluggish residual delays from highway 92. the nimitz a little slow approaching northbound 880 near high street.
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