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president obama unveiled his immigration reform plan and shields millions from deportation. >> we are always a nation of immigrants. a double blast of lake-effect snow buries new york. upcoming warm weather may cause new problems. tensions simmer in ferguson, missouri, as they await a decision in the case of a white police officer who shot dead a black teenager. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, november 21st, 2014. good morning. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. this morning, republicans are considering their response to president obama's sweeping immigration reform. last night, the president
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spelled out his executive action that will spare millions of illegal immigrants deportation. republican opponents are livid. as the president spoke, immigration supporters chanted, we are here to stay, as they marched outside the white house. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: anne-marie green, good morning. the president says his decision to bypass congress is in line with actions taken in previous administrations and he is urging lawmakers to pass their own plan. >> our immigration system is broken and everybody knows it. >> reporter: the president's plan will shield as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation, that includes parents born here and those in the u.s. more than five years. it will grant work permits and expand the dreamer program and people brought here illegally as children.
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>> if you register, have a criminal background check and willing to pay your fair share of taxes, you will be able to apply to stay in this country, temporarily, without fear of deportation. >> reporter: the president's plan will not provide a pass to citiz citizenship. president obama is in for a long battle with the very angry gop. >> the only way to do this properly is have congress enact a law, an immigration law, which congress is in the process of doing and have the president enforce the laws. >> the president said before he's not king and he's not an emperor. he's sure acting like one. >> reporter: president obama defend zed his legality of his actions. >> for those members of congress who question my authority to make the immigration system work better or question me acting, i have one answer. pass a bill.
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>> reporter: the president's plan increases resources for law enforcement at the border and streamlines the visa process. the president heads to las vegas today to tout the plan. >> susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. in his address, the president told a story of a young girl who entered the country illegally. she was 4 years old when she came to the u.s. more than 20 years ago with her family. now her father faces possible deportation. she says the executive action is just a start. >> tell him that our family will keep fighting. we can't stop here. we need to have a law passed with congress and we need congress to do something about it. they can't keep hiding and scaring people. a third day of heavy snowfall in western new york state. three more feet fell on buffalo thursday bringing the total to more than seven feet. buildings are buckling and collapsing under all the snow. hundreds of truckers were
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stranded on the new york state freeway. ten deaths are being blamed on the storm. alison is in new york saying there is a new danger moving in. >> reporter: snow isn't the only thing falling. roofs are falling in under six feet of snow. >> we have seen some significantly large structures collapse. that potential still exists. >> reporter: officials say on some roads, the snow is too deep for plows to work properly. the state is providing hundreds of vehicles to help with the emergency response and snow removal. the national guard is helping residents dig out. >> i couldn't get through to anybody. thank god the guard was there. they held me out. >> reporter: here, the streets are quiet. most residents are obeying orders to stay off the road. governor andrew cuomo is speaking about storm recovery. >> there are hundreds and hundreds of vehicles stranded throughout the area. that is going to be a massive
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problem. >> reporter: adding to the problem, thousands of homes are without power. the storms are expected to clear out by friday. temperatures are expected to hit 60 degrees over the weekend, causing widespread flooding. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station has more on the new weather headache some will be facing, possible flooding. >> we have wild weather that will impact not just western new york but the middle of the country, a warm upcoming, plus severe weather. places that were freezing like texas and louisiana. storms developing saturday and saturday night over to louisiana and mississippi. by the time we get to sunday morning. a broad area includes dallas, san antonio, houston, over to new orleans. tornadoes possible. hail and heavy rain a threat. a big change in the weather. the warm surge across the south is going to move up the east
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coast sunday and monday bringing with it rainfall. rain is not something anyone wants to see in the buffalo area. flood watch is out. all the locations that have seen significant snow. not expecting rainfall and it will add weight to the rooftops. with the snow and blocked drains, we could have widespread flooding issues. especially late sunday into monday. 50 on sunday, near 60 on monday. you can clear the drains, clear the roofs, you have to get that done before the warm weather gets here. i'm eric fisher, cbs news. as a grand jury meets today, ferguson, missouri simmers awaiting a decision. protesters are calling for an indictment of darren wilson in the killing of unarmed black teen, michael brown. they ventured into the street to block photographic traffic and police moved in. five protesters were arrested in the confrontation. brown's father is calling for
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calm in a video message. >> destroying the property is not the answer. no matter what the grand jury decides, i do not want my son's death to be in vain. i want it to lead to incredible change, positive change, change that makes the st. louis region better for everyone. >> meanwhile, officer wilson may report his resignation today. wilson is quitting to protect his fellow officers. an explosion on a drilling platform killed one person thursday. three others were hurt in the accident on the echo platform 12 miles off the coast of louisiana. it's operated by energy and was not in production at the time. the company says there's no sign of oil or gas spilling into the gulf. police say the gunman who opened fire at florida state university had been showing signs of trouble recently. they don't know why he targeted his alma mater thursday.
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they say a written journal and video showed he thought the government was out to get him. police shot and killed may. we could learn more about the background of the sanity hook gunman. a connecticut agency will release a report about his mental health and history. the result of the 16-month investigation could explain what led to the rampage. he killed 20 children and six adults at the school in december of 2012. coming up on the morning news, child safety alert. millions of strollers being recalled. details in money watch. this is the "cbs morning news." this is the "cbs morning news." my doctor told me about stelara®. it helps keep my skin clearer. with only 4 doses a year after 2 starter doses... ... stelara® helps me be in season. stelara® may lower your ability to fight infections and increase your risk of infections. some serious infections require hospitalization. before starting stelara®... ...your doctor should test for tuberculosis.
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examiners are too close to the big banks they regulate. the fed says it's already made changes to promote unbias objectivity. recall of baby strollers is under way. graco is recalling strollers under the graco and century brand. 11 models are affected. 4.7 million strollers. it came after six fingertip amputations. a folding hinge can pinch the child's finger. the government is telling chrysler to speed up the jeep recall. the national highway traffic safety administration sent a letter to chrysler ordering a faster recall of 1.5 million older jeeps with gas tanks that can rupture in a collision. only 3% have been fixed after a year. tis the season at tgi friday's in britain. the restaurant chain is using a drone to fly missile toe over the heads of their customers.
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half the people in the uk have never had a kiss under a missile toe. the drone has a built-in video camera. >> i predict 5% will make a moment and 95% awkward first dates, you know, things you wish you could forget and now you can't because it's being recorded. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, jill. the deadline for reaching an agreement on iran's nuclear program may be extended. john kerry met ahead of monday's deadline. talks are centered on setting limits on the nuclear program in return to end sanctions. negotiations might be extended until march. vice president, joe biden, is in ukraine. he's announcing new, non-lethal aid for the government in kiev. it expands american support to fight pro-russian separatists but falls short of what
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4-year-old. he's been suspended for the rest of the 2014 season after pleading no contest of reckless assault charge. his goal now is repairing his relationship with his son. tomorrow, the m.i.t. football team, yes, they have a football team. play in their first postseason game ever. the engineers are a perfect 9-0 this season and the starting quarterback is a future rocket scientist who threw 16 touchdowns this season. this is the team's first undefeated season since 1881. they play in the new england football conference tomorrow in bangor, maine. when we return, air bag hearing. a japanese air bag maker faces tough questions on capitol hill toefr potentially deadly air bags. on the potentially deadly air bags. and save even more when you shop late friday and early saturday. plus, get an extra 20% off with your friends & family pass.
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yesterday's storm brought downpours and flooding. the president announced thet sweeping changes to immigra policy in decades last nigh. but republicans are promisi showdown. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:3 good morning. it's friday, november 21-st i'm michelle griego. ,,,, here is a look at today's forecast in cities around the country.
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. republicans say president obama will regret his executive action on immigration. he unveiled sweeping plans thursday to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. gop lawmakers are weighing their response. western new york could face dangerous flooding after the massive snowfall. rain is in the forecast and temperatures could reach the 60s early next week. lawmakers blasted takata, the maker of air bags that can explode. senators called for a full recall for as many as 20 million vehicles. the hearing where the device is blamed for at least five deaths. >> air force lieutenant was the opening witness. she told us her story in
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september and came to washington to be a voice for those who were silent. she barely survived an air bag explosion in a honda civic. >> since that day, i endured multiple surgeries and therapies. i have more to go. my vision will never be the same. i will never be the same. >> the executive said the company was deeply sorry air bags did not perform as they should. senator deal heller of nevada. >> i think there was something that was amiss in your testimony, that was that nowhere does it say that takata takes full responsibility. do they take full responsibility for the tragic defect? >> our products, in this accident -- from that sense, yes. >> reporter: senator ed markey said to fix cars in all 50 states.
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>> do you agree or disagree for the nationwide recall? >> senator, it's hard for me to answer yes or no. if you allow me -- >> it is not hard for you to answer yes or no. >> lawmakers said it could be two or three years before all air bags are fixed. not enough parts are ready. takata acknowledged they are still using ammonia nearby trite in the air bags. here is something different. the latest in blind dates. paper bag speed dating. people wearing grocery bags on their head. yes. it helps you focus on the person, rather than what they look like. later they take the bags off to make connections. now, they are going to be judged on their poor artwork. gayle sits down with tom hanks. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." hanks. i'm anne-marie green.
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bill cosby is facing new, but familiar allegations of rape this morning. she says the comedian gave her pills and forced himself on her in 1976 after a show in las vegas. an attorney for cosby calls it scandal a media frenzy. a private service will be held for the family of mike nichols. he died on wednesday at the age of 83. we remember the director, writer and comedian. >> the winner is, mike nichols. [ applause ] >> reporter: if there was an honor for honors, mike nichols would have won it hands down. one of 12 people ever to win at least one tony, emmy, oscar and grammy.
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he fled the nazis. he came to new york at 7. as a teenager, he watched brando on broadway. >> big difference in the theater is that you are actually in front of living people. you are connected. you are communicating with them. >> reporter: he connected like few ever did. in 1956, four hit shows on broadway at once. the first tony for best director, 1964, "barefoot in the park." his last, 48 years later for "death of a salesman." >> a salesman has got to dream. it gos with the territory. thank you. >> really okay. >> before he was a great director, he was a great performer, teaming with elaine may to satirize american culture. >> you can stand it. you married me for it. >> reporter: directing is where his genius took full sweep.
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>> you are trying to seduce me. >> reporter: his hollywood hits sprinkled five decades. from "the graduate" for best director to "knowledge" to "bird cage" in 1996. >> madonna, madonna, madonna. >> and charlie wilson's war. >> that's the nice thing about making a movie. if you are lucky if it's any good. at a certain point, it jumps in your hands and is alive and pretty much begins to tell you what it wants. >> he was married four times, the last to abcs diane sawyer for 26 years. >> it gives you something back. >> reporter: he leaves behind a world, much better nourished for his work. jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," reaction to president obama's
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action on immigration. we'll get the latest from the white house. plus, in our morning round, a warning for heavy drinkers who are not considered alcoholics. gayle sits down with tom hanks. that's the "cbs morning news." thanks for watching, i'm anne-marie green, have a great day. for watching, i'm anne-marie green, have a great day. ,,,,
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, everyone. it's friday, november 21. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. yay! it's friday! >> we made it. >> got to raise your arms, for
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crying out loud. nearly 4:30. we're all excited because -- >> excite. >> the weekend is close and all is well with the world because the raiders won last night. >> i haven't had that feeling in so long, i forgot what it was like. but yeah, feeling good. we have another storm coming our way. a brief break right now and we are seeing a lot of fog. we have a storm coming on saturday. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and a heads up for san jose drivers. we have been watching this hit- and-run accident for about an hour northbound 880 at bascomb. they still have one right lane blocked. emergency crews are out there. you can get by without much delay. a lot of overnight roadwork for the next half-hour. we'll break it down, where it's all going on, coming up. >> but it's friday! one more day. >> just one more. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. tuition could be going up for university of california students. tuition plan passed over the objection of governor jerry brown and thousands of uc students. [ chanting ]


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