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continues. for oththers check back with us later for the morning news and captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's monday, january 15th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." hopes for a daca deal begin to fade, and president trump makes a declaration. >> i'm not a racist. i'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed. operator error sends the hawaiian island into panic mode after a false missile alert. now officials are trying to figure out how to prevent it from happening again. and a terrifying close call for 168 people on a turkish plane.
good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. i'm hena doba in for anne-marie green. president trump is again denying he reportedly used vulgar language to describe immigrants from certain countries. it comes as lawmakers from both parties are trying to hammer out a deal over immigration and reform. there's concern that no agreement will lead to a government shutdown. wendy gillette is here with the details. good morning, wendy. >> good morning, hena. there's still much debate about president trump's remarks, about what he said and what he meblt. president trump was on the defensive this weekend as he faces criticism from around the >> did you see what the area senators in the room about my comments? they weren't made. >> president trump is once again denying he used an expletive to describe people of haiti, el
salvador, and south africa. and he's facing charges of racism. >> i'm not a racist. i'm the least racist. >> those in the room during the immigration meeting in the oval office where president trump allegedly made the comments have differing accounts of what was said, but lawmakers from both parties are concerned the controversy could compromise the by par san plans. >> i hope they come together not to fight politics but to come up with a solution to address this challenge before us. >> several democrats say without a plan in place on daca to protect immigrants brought to the u.s. as minors, they won't vote for a budget deal. the deadline is friday. that's when the government would run out of money to operate and could shut down. >> i for one will not vote for government funding until we get a deal on daca. >> president trump is blaming the other side of the aisle for
the collapse of negotiations on immigration reform, tweeting, do ka is probably dead because the democrats don't really want it. a new cbs poll finds more than three-quarters of those surveyed say president trump's alleged comment was inappropriate. senator dick durbin was in the meeting. he insists the president made a vile, hate-filled, and racial comment. tom cotton and david perdue were also there. they say they did not hear the president make the controversial remark. hena. >> wendy gillette here in new york. thanks, wendy. the federal government said it will kwont continue to accept review requests. last week they were ordered to resume processing hundreds of thousands of daca renewals. c.a.s.a., the largest group in the nation says it will help
daca recipients with paperwork starting today. president trump said the federal government will get involved after hawaii's false missile alarm. the false missile alert sent to cell phones sent hawaiians scrambling for safety. the fcc which oversees the nation's emergency alert system is investigating what went wrong. david begnaud has more. >> reporter: after the panic in paradise, federal communications officials say they did not have the reasonable safeguards in place to prevent a false alarm warning. people ran for their lives saturday as the text alert lit up cell phones. it read ballistic missile threat in hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill. panicked people looked to police officer s for shelter. >> we were getting flagged down. >> tourists packed the lobby of this hotel. >> i sent a message to my grandkids at home. it made me realize i might have
never seen them again. >> reporter: in an act of desperation, a child was lowered into a manhole. it took 13 minutes for hawaii emergency management to tweet no emergency to hawaii but it took 38 minutes to get out an alert on cell phone that it was just a false alarm. >> it is just unacceptable and mind-boggling how it could take so long. >> reporter: congresswoman tall by gal bert sent her own tweet. someone hit the wrong button not once but twice. vern miyagi is administrator. >> i accept responsibility for this. this is my team. they made a mistake. >> they took responsibility but there has to be action. >> reporter: we're inside the center where the mistake happened. it's known as the state warning point. the worker was sitting in this chair and clicked the wrong button. we're told he has not been fired.
he's coming back to work, but he'll be reassigned while the investigation continues. the quick actions of the captain of a florida casino showboat is being credited with preventing a tragedy. a fire broke out on the boat yesterday afternoon as it was ferrying about 50 people on a casino boat off the coast. police say the captain quickly turned the boat around after engine problems began. video shows passengers leaping from the burning ship into the chilly gulf waters. >> we had to jump 8 to 10 feet to the water and then get from the boat to the shore. >> authorities say it could have been disastrous if the boat was further offshore. 15 people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. at least 72 people were injured this morning when a mezzanine floor collapsed inside an indonesian stockmarket.
people were helped out of the building. a police spokesman ruled out terrorism. it was the target of suicide bombers in 2000. in turkey, mud helped prevent an airline disaster. a passenger jet skidded off a runway and ended up dang bling off a seaside cliff. incredibly everyone survived. jonathan migvigliotti has the story. >> reporter: everyone escaped the boeing 737 jet, but a few yards more and this could have been a different story. officials say the plan would have crashed into the water had it not gotten stuck in the mud. 168 passengers and cruel were aboard the pegasus from ankara as it touched down at the
trabzon airport. but instead of landing the aircraft skidded off the runway and plummeted down a cliff headed straight for the black sea. passengers described a scene of panic as they evacuated the precarious plane. and amazingly each and everyone made it off uninjured. in a statement the plane experienced a, quote, runway excursion incident. the cause of that excursion is still under investigation. reports in turkey say a bird strike or ice may have been responsible. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, london. in california, thousands of people attended a candle light vigil to remember the victims of the deadly mudslides. they paid tribute to the 20 people who were killed when flash floods sent debris cascading through the coastal community of montecitmontecito. four people are still missing. thick sludge covers part of california's freeway. residents describe what they saw when the mud came tearing through last week. and then i looked over and
said, where's the three-car garage. it was gone. i don't mean just a stick or a roof. it wasn't there. >> 9,000 people are still under an evacuation order. the minnesota vikings are headed to the nfc championship game after they stunned the new orleans saints in a last-ditch play in yesterday's playoff game. >> he steps into it. the pass is caught. diggs, sideline, touchdown, unbelievable! vikings win it! >> quarterback case keenum completed the 61-yard touchdown pass with stefon diggs as the clock struck zero. they face the philadelphia eagles in next sunday's conference championship. coming up on the "morning news," a retake for mark wahlberg. the actor pays a big donation in
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manning, the former soldier convicted for sharing documents with wikileaks is planning a political career. >> i'm chelsea manning and i approve this message. >> reporter: chelsea manning said she's running for senate in maryland. her campaign video says we live in times of fear. manning came out as transgender while serving a 35-year prison sentence. she was granted clemency last year by former president obama. election officials say manning meets the age and residency requirements to run. the "chicago tribune" reports on dueling rallies over women's reaction to medicaid. illinois had only covered abortions in cases of rape, incest, and pregnancies that threatened a mother's health. a republican lawmaker at the anti-abortion rally said she is
running against governor bruce rauner for signing the law. a powerful earthquake struck yesterday in the predawn hours. it destroyed more than 170 homes, mostly in rural towns. it was felt 350 miles away in luma, the country's capital. the usgs measured it as 7.1. the "los angeles times" reports that racing legend dan gurney has died from pneumonia. he was the first driver to win formula 1, nascar, and indy. he was the first to win from nascar and indy. he was the first to sprays champagne after le mans. he retired from racing in 1970. he was 86. and "vanity fair" says mark wahlberg is donating his salary for reshooting "all the money in the world." wahlberg said the money will go
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. the cold and flu season is hitting hard this year. finding relief may be a challenge. kenneth craig spoke to doctors about what works best. >> victoria rodin is one of the millions of americans this season packing doctors' offices in the throes of a nasty cold.
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our top stories this morning, president trump is again denying he reportedly used vulgar language in describing haiti, el salvador, and south african nations. and mr. trump said the federal government will get involved after officials in hawaii sent out a false alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile. authorities say someone hit a warning button twice sending out an alert to cell phones. it took 30 minutes before a message was sent out telling people it was a false alarm. in central florida three people are under arrest in an alleged murder-for-hire plot. tony dokoupil has the story. >> i get emotional because it
just touches me so deeply that one of our citizens was killed in such a manner. >> reporter: sheriff russell gibson has dealt with murder in a 30-year career in florida's osceola county, but never quite like this before. >> this was a murder-for-hire. last week alexis ramos herrera and his girlfriend allegedly kidnapped their victim outside a mall in orlando. >> tied the victim with zip ties and then her head in duct tape and garbage bags. >> sheriff said it was after this woman who supposedly hired the hit. according to authorities they picked up the wrong woman, discovering their error, and killed her anyway. >> do you have anything to say to her family? >> i'm sorry. >> now a wife and mother is dead. her body found beaten and suffocated.
the three are charged with her murder, and this veteran lawman is left wondering what next. >> in the end, it appears to be a lover's triangle. wow. >> police moved in after lopez allegedly used the victim's bank card. now all three suspects have reportedly confessed, and on facebook earlier the victim's husband had written to his wife, waiting for you at home. tony dokoupil, cbs news, new york. coming up on "cbs this morning," sexual misconduct allegations against comedian miami aziz ansari. we'll have details and get his reaction. and the department of state and seichty abroad. peter greenberg will have more on what you need to know. and oklahoma city mayor mick cornett joining us. how a one cent sales tax is
>> and i'm michelle griego. let's say good morning to neda and jaclyn. >> we are back monday morning. i want to talk about the forecast this morning. we are expecting to see huge swells out there. i know it's a holiday. i know a lot of people may be heading to the beaches perhaps this monday. but high surf advisory in effect. we also have a spare-the-air alert to tell you about. patchy fog. and chance of rain. so there's a lot going on in the weather center today. i'll break down the rain forecast for you. we have two storms for you this week. all of that coming up. jaclyn. >> heads up. we have a traffic alert for drivers heading out of san francisco this. is along southbound 280 at almeny boulevard. police have all lanes in the southbound direction shut down. traffic is starting to back up onto southbound 101. and you'll also start seeing signs for that along cesar chavez. and quite a bit