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continues. check ba from the broadcast center in new check ba from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm don dahler. it's tuesday, july 18, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." health care collapse. a fatal blow to the latest senate republicans to replace obamacare as more gop senators announce their opposition. made in america. the president promises to level the playing field for u.s. companies and workers. new details in the death of a woman in minnesota shot by police. reports the officer fired from inside the squad car.
good morning from the studio 57 news room at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the seven year republican effort to repeal and replace obamacare suffered what may be a fatal blow. two more gop senators say they will not back the bill. that means republicans don't have enough votes to bring it up for debate in a chamber they control. at least for now, the setback to a key campaign promise of president trump. we are in washington. mola, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann marie. it is president trump's top agenda issue, this promise to repeal and replace and create a better health care system, as the president describes. it is one of his top campaign promises. repealing and replacing obamacare has been a top priority for republicans here on capitol hill for nearly eight years. it seems, after all that time,
they are still not ready. in a statement late last night. senate majority leader, mitch mcconnell said, regretfully, to repeal and replace the failure of obamacare will not be successful. support fell apart monday evening when two more senate rerns announced they were against it bringing the defector to at least four. others, though, headed down the same path. >> i find the story about leader mcconnell's comments about medicaid reform too far in the future. it would be troubling. that might put the vote in jeopardy. >> reporter: with all democrats expected to vote against it. the gop could only lose two of its own. president trump tweeted, republicans should just repeal failing obamacare now and work on a new health care plan that will start from a clean slate, dems will join in. a plan that involves repealing obamacare with a two-year delay
even with no agreed upon replacement. mcconnell spoke on camera against that. >> we have to solve the current crisis. repealing and delaying the replacement doesn't work. >> reporter: no time line has been set for when senator mcconnell wants to vote to repeal obamacare. the amended house plan is the same measure that all but two republican senators voted for in 2015. it's a measure that president obama vetoed. anne-marie green. >> thank you so much. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk about the political fallout over the health bill's collapse with face the nation moderator, john dickerson. the white house is putting made in america products in the spotlight. critics note that it is a policy that president trump's own businesses often ignore. as we report, the campaign comes
amid new allegations of ethics violations by the president. >> reporter: from texas cowboy hats to louisiana baseball bats, president donald trump highlighted american products made in all 50 states. >> remember we had made in the usa? we are going to put that brand on our products. it means it's the best. >> reporter: the absence of trump brand items which in the past he hasn't hesitated to promote like at a campaign press conference at a trump golf club last year. >> i built a great, great company. you have the water, the stakes, you have the airline that i control. >> reporter: his daughter and senior adviser asked for manufacturing of their products around the world where labor is cheaper and fewer regulations. from the trump home collection is made in turkey. these trump clothes are made in china, vietnam and indonesia. over the weekend, the president
was touting his golf clubs in new jersey where he was v.i.p. at the women's u.s. open tournament. he sent out eight tweets in days promoting the event. visits to his own properties raised ethical terms because they own and profit from the company. the ethics chief resigned partly over this very issue, which he tried to raise in november, but said the president's lawyer shouted him down. >> one of the suggestions we hoped to communicate is even if you are not going to sell them, commit to staying away. >> reporter: since becoming president, he's made 36 visits to half a dozen trump properties in florida, virginia, new jersey and d.c. he hasn't stayed at any non-trump resort. press secretary, sean spicer was asked if trump brands would commit to stop manufacturing products abroad. he said it's not appropriate to
comment on the president's business, but certain supply chains may not be available in the u.s. prosecutors from around the country gathered to hear attorney general jeff sessions plans for cracking down on crime. sessions spoke yesterday in minneapolis to the national district attorney's association. he wants authorities involved in enforcing federal immigration laws. >> we admit 1.1 million people every year to permanent legal residency in the united states. we are a very generous nation. we have every right to say what the rules are and enforce those rules. >> sessions said the justice department is developing policies to increase seizures of cash and property. using that tactic before there's proof of a crime is opposed by civil liberty groups and members of congress. the trump administration certifies that iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal.
the report to congress means there will be no change in the easing of sanctions against iran. administration officials say iran will face consequences for developing ballistic missiles and other activities not covered by the treaty. the star tribune of minneapolis is reporting new details of the shooting of a meditation teacher by a police officer. three people with with knowledge of the shooting say she was standing on the driver's side of the squad car when the officer in the passenger seat fired. the coroner says she died of an abdominal wound. the silence of police is deepening the grief of her loved ones. >> thank you for being here. >> reporter: the emotional reaction by her fiance is demanding answers. >> sadly, her family and i have been provided with almost no additional information from law enforcement regarding what happened after police arrived. >> reporter: he said his fiance
called 911 saturday night to report a possible sexual assault outside their home. instead, the soon-to-be bride ended up on the wrong side of a gun. >> if you are going to change belief systems, it takes a lot. >> reporter: the 40-year-old australian native was a yoga teacher and life coach. >> she was a teacher to so many and living a life of openness, love and kindness. >> reporter: a lawyer for a police officer confirmed he was the officer who opened fire. in a facebook post, they welcomed the somali officer to the force. now, she's joining the cries for answers. >> i share the same questions other people have about why we don't have body cam footage of it. >> reporter: minneapolis police officers are equipped with body cameras, but the cameras were not on during the deadly shooting. now, investigators and loved ones are trying to piece
together the last moments that came to a tragic end. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. in central arizona today, more crews will join the search for a man missing after a flash flood. hikers that witnessed the surge of water and debris in a national forest say they had no warning. nine people were killed when water roared through a river canyon. five others were rescued. in high water northwest of baltimore, flooded businesses, but no injuries reported. up to five inches of rain fell yesterday in some areas of eastern maryland. coming up on the morning news now, through the roof in california. sky high housing costs raise concerns about the golden state's economy. why disney says it fired the actor who played kermit the frog for decades. this is the "cbs morning news." for decades. this is the "cbs morning news." ...made with carbsteady... ...to help minimize blood sugar spikes... ...you can really feel it.
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december for retaliation for alleged russia meddling. representatives in both countries met yesterday in washington. this morning, moscow says it reserves the right to take retaliatory measure ifs the properties are not returned. "the new york times" explores a crisis in california created by a lack of affordable housing for middle class families. the median cost for a house in california is $500,000. lawmakers are considering a bill. to improve access to housing. they fear rising costs threaten the state's economy and quality of life. variety reports the voice actor who played kermit the frog was fired over repeated unacceptable business conduct over the years. they say steve whitmire failed to feedback. he voiced kermit the frog for 20 years. he was let go after the clashing
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the owner of the houston rockets said he's selling the team sending shock waves through the nba. leslie alexander purchased the franchise in the early 1990s for $85 million. "forbes" values the team at $1.65 billion. he will only sell to buyers committed to keeping the team in houston. on the "cbs moneywatch," amazon makes a play for american stomachs and the trump administration opens the door to thousands of foreign workers. we have that and more. good morning, hena. >> good morning. stocks on wall street finished flat. retailers gained ground. the bank companies fell. the dow jones lost eight points. s&p 500 finished down a fraction and nasdaq gained two points. the u.s. government will allow thousands of foreign workers to enter the country for seasonal jobs. the 15,000 visa's are meant to
help fill a labor short fall. critics of the plan say american workers should get the seasonal job opening. the trump administration says there are not enough willing american workers to perform the temporary non-agricultural work. computing giant ibm announced a breakthrough technology to protect against hackers. the company says it developed a new security feature that lets businesses encrypt customer data on a large scale. it is hard to decipher for cyber thieves. it could cost businesses, roughly, $500,000. amazon is starting a meal kit service that delivers ingredients and recipes in one easy package. the move is a direct shot at blue apron, which launched its ipo last week. it's amazon's latest effort to expand the food footprint. they announced to purchase whole foods chain for $13 billion.
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it was an unceremonious end to a security robot in washington. the 300 pound machine was supposed to be making rounds but ended up in the fountain in what some on twitter describe as a suicide. the robots are designed to be on the lookout for anything out of the ordinary. tech enthusiasts flock to new york city. meg oliver reports they could change lifestyles or change lives. >> one, two, three -- >> reporter: from tablet covers to virtual 3-d coloring, consumer electronics week has something for everyone under the sun. >> point it to the sunlight. >> reporter: it's the grill on the go. it lets you bake, roast and steam in the sun. >> these stainless steel trays. it goes inside a vacuum insulated chamber, absorbing sunlight. turning it into heat. any day of the year is fair game, as long as you have light.
>> reporter: as long as you have a smartphone, there were new apps for children. >> the animal is going to pop out and come to life. >> reporter: the animals and colors are mesmerizing. this is the latest in reality. this is an interactive application that lets kids draw in 3-d. >> put it in front of the camera and it will come to life. they see it on the smart device and 3-d. you can turn it around and see it from all different angles. >> reporter: baby monitor that are now wearable. this clips to your child's pjs, sending an alert to your phone if there's a problem. >> breathing movement and rollover. >> reporter: there's another app that lets you test your vision using your smartphone. click it to your screen and begin. >> we can tell you how nearsighted or farsighted. >> reporter: it's only a baseline for yourself, not a prescription.
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our top stories this morning, the collapse of the republican effort to repeal and replace obamacare. two more senators say they oppose the health care bill. that leaves mitch mcconnell without enough votes to bring it up for debate in the chamber. a white house campaign is coming under criticism. the trump administration is publicizing made in america products. critics say the president's own businesses ignore that policy. the outgoing ethics chief say the president's appearances at a golf courses are another example of the administrations conflicting interests. some of the world's brightest young minds are in washington showing off robots
for a participation. just getting to the u.s. for some was a big achievement. >> reporter: in washington, you might be relieved to know robots stole the spotlight from the politicians. they were designed from teenagers from 158 countries and winning required cooperating with other nations. is winning the most important thing? >> no, definitely not. >> reporter: what's the most important thing? >> having fun. >> reporter: there was no shortage of that. some teams had more challenges than others, syrian refugees identified their nation, simply as, hope. team afghanistan. >> reporter: perhaps no group overcame more adversity as this team from afghanistan, where girls are discouraged from pursuing education, just ask this 16-year-old. >> hard because there is no school -- >> reporter: to get to the u.s., they twice had to make the
500-mile journey from their home in western afghanistan through taliban controlled territory to kabul to get visa's and both times they were denied until president trump intervened and authorized special visas. concerns about terrorism delayed their package of robot carts. they had two weeks to build theirs. others had longer. in the first round today, they won working with teams from estonia. despite all the challenges this group of future engineers and computer scientists made clear they will not be deterred from their dreams. >> reporter: and in the process, perhaps making the world a better place, too. cbs news, washington. >> that's great. ahead on "cbs this morning" --
>> reporter: is this the future when it comes to space travel? how about atlas? is this the answer when it come to search and rescue? we are behind the scenes at the artificial intelligence lab to show off the latest in robotics and what it means for you. >> that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
and i stand on tuesday. >> good morning, it is tuesday, july 18. >> i'm kenny choy. >> vertical and not horizontal. >> today is a good day. >> and vertical. right here. >> all right. good morning, everybody. we have the return of a good old friend. oh, yes. bring it. bring it inland. please. cool us down. socked in at the coast. clouds rolling into the bay. san francisco at 54 lovely degrees. otherwise, a 60 in san jose. livermore, after realizing a high yesterday of 98, it is 58 degrees. low 50s in santa rosa. but today, we are talking cooler. 60s beaches. high 60s around the rim of the day. to the 70s. that's quite refreshing across the peninsula. and 70s and 80s, and a few low and mid-90s. well inland. and we will talk about this little mini cooldown and then a warmup, that is all coming up. but right e