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continues. for others check back for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm michelle miller. captioning funded by cbs it's friday, march 11th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." issues over insults. the republican candidates tone it down in their last debate before tuesday's critical primary contest. remembering nancy reagan. more than a thousand people will attend the funeral today for the former first lady. dishonorable discharge. the wounded warrior project fires its two top executives after cbs news raises questions about how the charity spends its
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money. and prime punch line. the president and canadian prime minister swap bieber barbs at the white house state dinner. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. after 11, mostly contentious and sometimes profane debates, the republican tenants are fighting a more serious tone. they muted their fiery debate in the past last night. they debated last night in miami and the last showdown before tuesday's critical primaries. five states will vote, including winner take all contests in florida and ohio. marlie hall has our coverage from miami. >> reporter: one thing that can be said about last night's debate here at the university of miami, the candidates focused on issues and not insults. >> i cannot believe how civil it's been up here. >> reporter: thursday night's republican debate delivered on its promise to be a kinder and
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gentler discussion of the issues. before a packed miami auditorium, immigration was a hot topic. senator marco rubio spoke out against the h1 visa program that some companies use to hire workers. >> they should never be allowed to do it again. >> reporter: front-runner donald trump who admitted using the visa law agreed. >> i have to do what i have to do. it's sitting there and waiting for you but it's very bad. >> reporter: when ted cruz accused trump of flip-flopping on ethanol. cruz responded. >> if you have a candidate who is funding liberal democrats and funding the washington establishment, it's very hard to imagine how suddenly this candidate is going to take on washington. >> reporter: trump defended his earlier comments that islam hates america. >> you can be politically correct if you want. i don't want to be so politically correct. >> reporter: rubio said that's not the way to defeat radical islamic terrorists. >> you can be correct without
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needing to be politically correct. we are going to have to work with people in the muslim faith. >> reporter: ohio governor john kasich made his case on economic issues by touting his successes in his home state. >> when i went to ohio, we were 8 billion in the hole and now 2 billion in the black and our credit is strong and we are up 400,000 jobs. >> reporter: donald trump currently has a 100 delegate lead over ted cruz who is in second place. today, former candidate dr. ben carson is expected to endorse trump. marlie hall, cbs news, miami. coming up on "cbs this morning," florida senator marco rubio discusses his prospects in his home state's primary on tuesday. a man attending a trump rally was arrested and charged with assault after he allegedly sucker-punched a protester. video appears to show 78-year-old john mcgraw punch a protester who was being escorted out of a rally in north carolina. it's not the first incidence of violence at a trump rally. and during last night's debate, trump was asked if he did
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anything to encourage violence at his rallies. he said he hoped not. >> people come with tremendous passion and love for the country, and when they see protest, in some cases, you know, you're mentioning one case which i haven't seen, i heard about it, which i don't like, but when they see what is going on in this country, they have anger that is unbelievable. they have anger. they love this country. >> reporter: trump's campaign manager is accused of yanking a news reporter's arm. michelle fields posted a picture of her bruised arm on twitter. the campaign manager said he has never even met fields. earlier, hillary clinton said she was deeply distressed by the incident at the trump rally. during a television interview, pshe said trump should not be urging people on. and as a president, there are consequences what you do and say. >> you can't just be flailing around inside the white house saying whatever come out of your mouth. markets rise and fall and
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conflicts can begin and, you know, get worse. i mean, so many things really do pay attention to what happens in the office of the presidency. >> in a statement, bernie sanders said no one in america sould ever fear for their safety at a political rally. more flood producing weather is expected today in the gulf coast states. flash flood warnings are posted this morning from louisiana to tennessee. evacuations have been ordered in an area near shreveport. there has already been widespread flooding and water is expected to breach a levee this morning. residents of jackson, mississippi, have been told to boil their water after weather-related issues knocked outline the water system. funeral services will be held today for former first lady nancy reagan. friends and family will gather at the reagan presidential library in simi valley, california, where she will be buried next to her husband. teri okita is in simi valley. good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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it's customary for presidents and first ladies to make their funeral arrangements while still in office, so this has been decades in the making. mrs. reagan was very involved in the planning, all the way down to the pallbearers and who will be reading the passages during her service. family' friends of nancy reagan will say farewell to her today at her late husband's presidential library, the place where she spent many of her final days. >> there is going to be an empty chair. i bet we always have an empty chair at the table. >> reporter: the former first lady is being remembered for her style, grace and devotion to her husband, the 40th president. her tribute will draw on other first ladies, including laura bush and rosalynn carter and hillary clinton and michelle obama. earlier in the week, mrs. obama remembered nancy reagan as a passionate advocate for many important issues, mainly, for her anti-drug campaign. >> mrs. reagan reminded us the importance of women's leadership
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at every level of our society. >> reporter: the funeral is closed to the public, but aboui 5,500 mourners paid their last respects this week. some waited in line over an hour to look at the casket and left behind notes, flowers and american flags in her honor. >> her classiness and her love for her husband, astounding. >> reporter: james manning worked closely with the first lady for more than a decade. >> i think she would be surprised, but smile. i think this is a reflection on people understanding the difference that she made. >> reporter: nancy's children's patti and ronald will share memories of their mother today. her final resting place will be on the library's grounds, right by her husband's side. mrs. reagan's request was that she be buried as close to her husband as possible, just inches away. their burial sight looks toward the sunset over the pacific
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ocean. >> teri okita in simi valley, thank you. justice department said probable cause there is an iphone owned by one of the san bernardino terrorist attackers. apple has refused to imply with a court order to unlock the phone. last night, attorney general loretta lynch explained the government's side to stephen colbert. >> what we are asking them to do is to help us disable the password erase function, that basically wipes the phone if you guess the password wrong after ten times. we will try to get into the phone. we will extract the evidence. under the court order that we have gotten, it's very narrow and it's very focused. >> a hearing on the issue is scheduled for march 22nd. two top executives at the wounded warrior project are out, following a cbs news investigation that raised questions about the nonprofit spending. steven nardizzi and al gee
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o -- g giordano, the ceo and chief operating officer, were fired during a board meeting on thursday. the wounded warrior project has taken in more than a billion dollars worth of donations since 2003 but more than 40 former employees told cbs news the charity's spending was out of control, including millions of dollars on lavish conferences. the wounded warrior project released a statement calling some media reports on its conference spending inaccurate, but the charity says such events will be curtailed in the future. coming up on the "morning news." prisoners on the run. an intense search is under way for escaped convicts in new mexico. later, take off trouble? a passenger opens the wrong door and claiming he just wanted a bit of fresh air. this is the "cbs morning news." >> announcer: this portion of cbs morning news is sponsored by seabond denture adhesive. no pasty ooze. adhesive. no pasty ooze!
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an icy road put a sheriff's deputy in a dicey situation. this close call was captured on the dashboard camera of a minnesota officer's car. the suv skidded past, within inches of the car he had pulled over. no one was hurt. well, mysterious circumstances in the death of a former aide to vladimir putin and the search for escaped convicts in new mexico. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the albuquerque journal reports on a manhunt for two violent convicts. they escaped from a van yesterday in southeastern new mexico, even though their wrists and legs were shackled. they were spotted yesterday on a hotel surveillance video without the chains and wearing a fresh change of clothes. police are searching house-to-house. "the washington post" is reporting details of a massacre in the backyard of a suburban pittsburgh home. two gunmen killed six people wednesday in wilkinsburg. among the victims, four women,
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one of them pregnant. officials have described it as a premeditated attack. so far, no arrests. "the new york times" reports that head blows caused the death of a former aide to russian president vladimir putin. mckale lesson's body was found in november at a washington hotel. russian reports had suffered he suffered a heart attack. lessen left a top media post in russia two years ago. buzzfeed reports that the zika outbreak could drain resources from battling other diseases. federal health official say the search for hiv and flu vaccines may stall congress and the obama administration are fighting over a 1.49 billion dollar access to tackle the zika virus. still to come, you're invited. we take you inside last night's statehouse dinner for canada's prime minister.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ last night's white house state dinner was a who's who of canadian star power. actors michael j. fox and sandra oh and mike myers and ryan reynolds joined the party. alongside lauren michaels.
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the best jokes came from president obama and prime minister trudeau with a common punch line. >> mr. prime minister, after today, i think it's fair to say that you're in america. you may well be the most popular canadian named justin. >> one of our most popular exports to the united states, and i need you to stop teasing him is another justin. now -- no, no. that kid has had a great year. and, of course, leave it to a canadian to reach international fame with a song called "sorry." >> this was the first state dinner for a canadian prime minister in nearly two decades. an airline passenger's wish for a little bit of fresh air went terribly wrong in southern china. a passenger opened an emergency door just before takeoff wednesday thinking it was a window! no one was hurt. but the rest of the passengers could not have been happy about the one-hour delay it caused!
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well, on the cbs "moneywatch," a recall of some popular frozen food and caitlyn jenner teams up with h&m. hena daniels is on wall street with that and more. >> reporter: stocks on wall street ended mostly lower on thursday. the dow jones lost five points and s&p gained half a point and nasdaq lost 12. >> nestle is recalling a variety of products due to glass contamination. it includes certain but not all digiorno pizzas and stouffer's dinners frozen dinners which nestle believe is the source of the glass. no injuries reported. a list of date and product codes are available on nestle's website. caitlyn jenner has a new face of h&m. she tweeted she be will part of h&m sport campaign and mac
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cosmetics. it will go toward the transgender community. a new ipad and a smaller iphone will likely be introduced by apple. the iphone is rumored to feature a four-inch display, like the one on the iphone 5s, but with an updated chip and camera. the new ipad is expected to be like a smaller ipad pro. the designer who helped make ikea the largest furniture retailer in the world has died. it's reported gillis died at the age of 86. he joined ikea in 1953 designing the company's logo and hundreds of ikea's simple designs including the billy bookcase. but his most figure contribution may be ikea's flat-packed furniture, which customers assemble at home. actor jessica alba's
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products is being questioned in the "wall street journal." at issue is a cleaning agent used in honest liquid detergent. the journal sites two independent lab tests and found the detergent cleans an agent that honest says could irritate skin. honest says it uses a safer and gentler ingredient and calls the journal's reporting reckless. >> hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot. still ahead, celebrity cheerleaders, famous faces are spotted in the crowds as college basketball conference tournaments are under way. visit legalzoom today for the legal help you need to start and run your business. legalzoom. legal help is here.
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a golfer in ireland thought it was funny the fox was going through his bag until the fox sprinted away with his wallet. the creature did drop it as soon as he gave chase. college basketball conference tournaments are getting some star treatment but in the stands, not necessarily on the court. that there is bill murray taking in xavier's big east tournament game against marquette. murray's son is a student manager for the team. xavier wins 90-72 and murray could be back at madison square garden today when the musketeers take on seton hall. emmy winning actress julia louis-dreyfus was on hand to watch her son's northwestern team take on michigan. that game was a nail-biter as michigan pulls out the win in overtime 72-70. northwestern is hoping its 20-win season is enough to secure its first-ever trip to the naa tournament. and they will find out on sunday when we reveal the
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brackets in the tournament selection special right here on cbs. coverage starts sunday evening at 5:30 eastern. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a middle-schooler who might actually have the answer to the nfl's deflategate controversy. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." l be there. giving you more time for what matters most. (team sing) ♪safelite repair, safelite replace.♪ with heart failure, danger is always on the rise. symptoms worsen because your heart isn't pumping well. (water filling room) about 50 percent of people die (dog whimpering) within 5 years of getting diagnosed. but there's something you can do. talk to your doctor about heart failure treatment options. because the more you know, the more likely you are... (dog whimpering) to keep it pumping.
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somber remembrance in japan this morning. the nation marks the fifth anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami. the twin disasters left more than 18,000 people either dead or missing. to this day, some parts of northeastern japan are still uninhabitable. a commercial fishing boat sank near a rocky coast after the rescue of its three-man crew. a powerful wind storm tore the ship from its moorings wednesday night in washington state with the three-man crew aboard. the coast guard saved them yesterday. one fisherman was slightly injured. a suspect in a murder at a zoo is still at large in the los angeles area.
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john blackstone has more on this "wild" case. >> reporter: other animals at the los angeles zoo may have witnessed the crime, but they are not talking! the victim was karlanee, a 14-year-old female koala mauled to death. the main suspect caught on zoo security cameras is well-known to authorities and most everyone else in los angeles as p-22, the hollywood mountain lion. zoo director john lewis. >> what we know at this point, it's circumstantial, but he was in the zoo the night that the koala disappeared. certainly would be capable of doing it. >> reporter: this is like a hollywood celebrity murder and you seem to be the defense attorney for the accused. >> well, i don't know if i see it that way. >> reporter: national park service ranger kate kirkendoll is raising reasonable doubt. there could be other suspects? >> there could be, yes. there are bobcats and coyotes. >> reporter: but only one mountain lion lives in griffith
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park. more than 4,000 acres of wild land refuge in the middle of los angeles which includes the zoo. p-22 may have had at least one prior. >> we feel pretty confident that he had taken a raccoon at one point and fed on it. >> reporter: these wild animals don't know this is a zoo? >> absolutely. koala bears are adorable and i think have a place in all of america's heart but in the case of the mountain lion, he doesn't see it that way. >> reporter: p-22 has never been known to bother a human. if he is guilty at all, it's only for doing what comes naturally. john blackstone, cbs news, los angeles. >> he looked pretty innocent in that last picture. today, president obama will become the first sitting president to speak at the animal south by southwest music festival in texas. the media and music gathering drew more than 80,000 people last year. the president will discuss civic engagement in his address and next week, mrs. obama will address the gathering. coming up after your local
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news on "cbs this morning," analysis of last night's gop debate. we will hear from "face the nation" moderator and cbs news political director john dickerson. plus, we will talk to the seven grader who came up with a scientific theory to explain the deflategate scandal. and we will take you on board a rare flight with an all-female crew. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ,,,,
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march 11th your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald.
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good morning, everyone. it is friday, march 11. [ pause ] >> shot of the golden gate bridge right there. >> fog. >> i heard when i said friday, i heard you go ah! >> ah! yeah. well, when we come on camera. i'll do a little of this too! it's been a long way. >> i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. happy friday! it is 4:30. we have a little traffic and weather going on over the weekend. roberta? >> we have a lot of weather going on. it's serious at this particular time. we have a couple of different rivers, the napa and the russian river flooding tomorrow morning. that's the flood warning in effect for tonight and saturday very watchful eyes on that russian river in guerneville. we have a flash flood h


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