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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, april 6th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." president trump breaks his silence on the stormy daniels scandal saying he did not know about the hush money paid to the adult film star. why her lawyer says that boosts her case. protests continue after a deadly policing shooting in new york city. new video shows the dramatic moments leading up to the confrontation. and who knows things about you? facebook says it will make it
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easier to see who has your data as the social media giant makes a startling admission about user privacy. and good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. i'm brook silva-braga in for anne-marie green. president trump is speaking out about an alleged affair, border security, and his embattled epa administrator. we begin with his first public comments about the $130,000 payment to adult film star daniels. daniels was paid the amount to keep quiet about the affair. the president denies the affair. he spoke out about the payment for the first time yesterday saying he didn't know anything about it.
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>> daniels is seeking to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement. her attorney said the president's denial helps her case, arguing if mr. trump didn't know about the agreement, he couldn't have entered into it, so it's not valid. earlier a judge rejected the request to put the president under oath to testify because it was too early in the process. daniels' attorney said he'll try again. now to border security. the president said he plans to offer new details on the national guard securing the u.s./mexico border. hena doba is here with that. good morning. >> good morning, brook. like what exactly u.s. soldiers will be expected to do. meanwhile, mexico's president is taking issue with the plan. president trump, while aboard "air force one" yesterday, spoke to reporters clarifying his plan to send national guard troops to
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the u.s./mexican border, including how many will be deployed. >> we're looking at 2,000 to 4,000, and we'll probably keep a large portion of them until such time as we get the wall. >> mexico's president fired back in a nationally televised message. he said his nation is willing to work with the u.s. on security as long as those talks are earnest and constructivconstruc. speaking directly to president trump, he added, if your statements are due to frustration due to mexico policy issues to your laws or to your congress, it is to them that you should turn, not to mexicans. we will not allow negative rhetoric to define our actions. earlier in the day chief spokesperson dana white said the troops will be deployed purely to support border patrol agents. >> the efforts will include
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aviation, surveillance, communications, vehicle maintenance, and logistical support. >> the pentagon and homeland security maintain exactly how troops will be used will be primarily up to the governors of the state to which they're stationed. and border arrests this year are down nearly 13% compared to last year, but according to the department of homeland security, march saw a big spike with more than 37,000 arrests. brook. >> hena doba in new york. hena, thanks. the president also spoke about epa administrator scott pruitt. he's been under fire for days due to his ties the a lobbyist and capital for a condo. for now president trump appears to be standing behind pruitt. >> i think that scott has done a fantastic job. >> president trump praised his embattled epa administrator but asked if he was bothered by a torrent of headlines about mr.
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pruitt. mr. trump left the door open saying, i'll have to look at them and make a determination. he's a good man who's done a good job, but i'll take a look at it. sources tell cbs news that last year pruitt asked to use licensed sirens to get through routine washington, d.c., traffic. his lead security agent told him it could only be done in an emergency. two weeks later that agent was reassigned. when pruitt first came to washington he rented an apartment from the wife of an energy lobbyist steven hart, paying $50 a night. according to fox news, pruitt tried to tamp down the firestorm, but senate lobbying records show pruitt's landlord represented several companies. pruitt's saving grace may be he's seen by the president and
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other white house officials as mr. trump's most effective cabinet secretary. he started rolling back more than two dozen obama-era environment regulations including emissions standards and clean power plants. he also successfully pulled the president out of the paris climate accord. new york city police released vary lance video before a mentally disturbed black man was shot and killed wednesday in brooklyn. >> no justice. >> no peace. >> no justice. >> no peace. >> neighborhood residents demonstrated again last night. his family says saheed vassell was bipolar but well known by police in the neighborhood. the security video, which was edited by police, shows vassell walking down the street holding a silver object that looks like a gun, as you can see, pointing it at people. it turned out, though, to be a
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pipe. following a 911 call, officers responded. police say he took a shooting stance right there, pointing the pipe at the officers. they fired ten times, killing him. in a stunning admission facebook concedes most of its over 2 billion users have probably had their personal information collected by what they call malicious actors. nikki battiste reports on that. >> reporter: sheryl sandberg says the media giant will spend years improving security. >> this is not a one-time change. it's ongoing because it's an arms race. >> reporter: they said most of its 2 billion-plus use ores have likely had their personal data accessed by outsiders. while they were quick to clarify it was public, they weren't focused on how it was used.
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>> i'm really sorry and mark is really sorry and we're taking strong action. >> reporter: they've begun working with third-party fact-checkers, and monday they'll launch a new feature. >> we'll begin rolling out to even on top of the news feed a very clear and easy way to see what apps they've shared their data with and a way to delete those. >> reporter: zuckerberg is set to testify before congress next week. nikki battiste, cbs news. in southern california, a suspect is under arrest for allegedly detonating two small bombs. the bombs went off inside a sam's club east of l.a. they ignited fires which employees distinguished. no one was injured. police are questioning hugo gonzalez trying to determine a motive. officers found similar materials to the ones used in the store blasts in his car. the pilot killed in the
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thunder bird crash was in his first season with the group. his jet crashed during a training flight. he was a former instructor from california. he earned his air force commission in 2007. the thunderbirds have been grounded pending an investigation. investigators in atlanta say a missing employee with the centers for disease control drowned, but they don't know if it was an accident, suicide, or something else. timothy cunningham's body was found tuesday. >> his body was found along the bank of the river, and it was found face up. it was stuck in a lot of mud as well. >> cunningham disappeared seven weeks ago. his body was found near his home. he was a trained epidemiologist. authorities have not ruled out foul play. oklahoma regulators will take out money as the teachers protest enters its fifth day. thousands rallied at the capital
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again yesterday. a week ago against the threat of a strike, lawmakers passed a bill raising the teachers' salary by $6,000. they didn't include other needs like overcrowded classrooms. coming up on the "morning news," some dramatic images. the fbi releases new photos and videos from the gabby giffords shooting from 2011. and carving out a tradition. what drones discovered in the deserts of peru. this is the "cbs morning news." discovered in the deserts of peru. this is the "cbs morning news." it was tough getting out there on stage. i wanted to be clear. i wanted it to last. so i kept on fighting. i found something that worked. and keeps on working. now? they see me. see me. again yesterday. this is the "cbs morning news." cosentyx is proven to help people with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis... ...find clear skin that can last. don't use if you're allergic to cosentyx.
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was also taken into custody. there are newly released images from the gabby giffords shooting seven years ago, and the surgeon general has some advice. those are some of the stories on the morning headlines today. "usa today" reports on the advisory for more people to carry the antidote to counter opioid overdoses. dr. jerome adams says people, at risk of an overdose as well as their family and friends should keep naloxone on hand. the "los angeles times" says an early earthquake warning system gave a heads-up before a 5.3 magnitude quaich hit southern california yesterday. >> earthquake, earthquake. >> researchers at cal tech, pasadena, and elsewhere received a ten-second warning before the shaking starting. better than nothing, i guess. hundreds of testers are being tested. there were no reports of injuries and limited damage from the quake. the "arizona daily star"
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reports the fbi released new photos and videos of the 2011 mass shooting that killed six people and injured 13 others including then congresswoman gabby giffords. the video shows the gunman jared loughner going into a tucson supermarket minutes before the shooting. it also shows him walking around the store. there are photos showing him being tackled to the ground by bystanders as he was getting ready to reload. the "times" reports the men anyone december brothers were reunited inside their california prison. on wednesday erik was placed into the same housing unit as his brother lyle. they're accused of killing their parents in 1989. they can now enjoy meals and exercise periods. prison officials sate's not known if they've yet done so.
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and "national geographic" reports on massive ancient drawings found in the peruvian desert. archaeologists using satellites and drones found more than 50 examples of mysterious lines carved into the ground, and they say many of these newfound images are from 500 b.c. and 200 a.d. they're believed to be part of ritual practices. still ahead, space tourism takes a giant leap. "virgin galactic" takes a supersonic test flight nearly four years after a deadly crash. takes a supersonic test flight nearly four years after a deadly crash.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. mixed martial arts superstar conor mcgregor turned himself in to new york police following a backstage fight worthy of a steel cage if not the okctogooc. video from tmz appears to show him throwing a hand truck at a group of fighters yesterday. he was charged with assault and criminal mischief. this followed a news conference for one of the ufc's biggest cards of the year. mcgregor hasn't fought in the ufc since 2016. he took a detour to box. the cause of the fight is unclear, but he may have had a beef with some of those fighters
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on the bus. on the "cbs moneywatch," the latest in the dispute with china and "virgin galactic"'s new spaceship passes a key test. that's exciting news. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange. good morning, diane. >> good morning, brook. this morning china said it would take new measures to protect its interest if president trump follows through on his latest tariff threat and fight the u.s. at any cost. president trump wanted to impose another $50 million in new tariffs on cs on chinese goods. it follows china's plans to import taxes on $50 million of u.s. goods. he asked them to consider if the additional tariffs are appropriate and which products they should apply to. the tariff announcement came after the markets closed. this morning u.s. stocks are lower on the news. yesterday the stocks closed higher. the dow industrial rallied for 240 points. s&p 500 climbed 20 points.
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the nasdaq rose 34 points. target has agreed to settle a lawsuit over its hiring practices. the lawsuit alleges that because target automatically rejects applicants with criminal backgrounds, it disproportionately keeps blacks and hispanics from being hired. as part of the deal, target will place some applicants who were rejected for jobs based on their criminal history on a hiring list. the judge needs to approve the settlement. meantime "virgin galactic" successfully ran its test. it lititz rocket motor. it's the first flight since the crash in 2014 that killed one crew member. "spaceshiptwo" is designed to carry a crew of two and four ngf space. no word on when paying customers may get off the ground. and how about this. dunkin' donuts is testing a menu item. doughnut fries. the doughnut fries are made of dough, cinnamon, and sugar.
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they cost $2 per order. so far they're only available in boston area stores. brook? >> doughnut fries, my goodness. diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much. >> thank you. the make-a-wish foundation helps a little girl from arkansas realize a dream. ent, ask if xeljanz xr is right for you. xeljanz xr is a once-daily pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. it can reduce pain, swelling and further joint damage, even without methotrexate. xeljanz xr can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections, lymphoma and other cancers have happened. don't start xeljanz xr if you have an infection. tears in the stomach or intestines, low blood cell counts and higher liver tests and cholesterol levels have happened. your doctor should perform blood tests before you start and while taking xeljanz xr, and monitor certain liver tests. tell your doctor if you were in a region
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a little girl's dreams came true at san antonio's theme park. make-a-wish helped bring a little girl from arkansas to the park for a very special day. alivia lives with leukemia as well as down syndrome. her leukemia has been in
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remission for three years. looks fun and they've got good weather. a little bit later, a tribute to johnny cash. we'll take you to tennessee to hear new music from the singer's previous previously published poetry and prose. i'm brook silva-braga. this is the "cbs morning news." unique blends of slow-release carbs to help manage blood sugar. every meal. every craving. it's the choices you make when managing blood sugar that are the real victories. glucerna. everyday progress. from the world's number one conditioner brand... new pantene light-as-air foam conditioner, full of rich pro-v nutrients... ...and infused with air. for 100% conditioning, with 0% weight.
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our top stories this morning, president trump says he didn't know anything about the $130,000 payment to adult film star daniels. the president's personal attorney paid daniels to keep her from talking about an alleged sexual encounter with mr. trump. the president denies that affair. video was released moments before a mentally disturbed black man was shot and killed in brooklyn. the video shows saheed vassell walking down the streets of brooklyn, holding a silver object that looked like a gun, pointing it at people. it turned out to be a pipe. police fired shots at him,
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killing him. today oklahoma lawmakers will take up measures to raise more money. thousands rallied for a higher pay. a week ago lawmakers passed a bill that raised teachers' salaries by $6,000. at the u.n. yesterday, russia's ambassador pushed back against british allegations that moscow poisoned a former spy and his daughter in england. meanwhile russian state tv says it has a new recording of the daughter. charlie d'agata reports. >> reporter: even for state television, it was a remarkable coup. yulia skripal had recovered enough from being poisoned to call her cousin. everything is fine, yulia is alleged to have said. she also said that her father who is still in critical condition in a uk hospital was sleeping. nobody has any problems that can't be put right. russia state television has been in overdrive.
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ever since britain accused the kremlin of poisoned the skripals with novichok, a nerve agent. this popular tv host says it's like saying if someone's hit in the head with an ipad, you should blame america because it's a u.s. invention. >> which is absurd. >> mikael fishman is the editor. >> this is how the russian nation gets its political agenda and sees the world through the kremlin's eyes. >> we don't know if yulia skripal made that phone call, but the british police say they released her first public comment since the attack. she said her strength is growing, but with no mention about the condition of her father. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. coming up on "cbs this morning," massachusetts representative joe kennedy talks with gayle about gun control and what he hopes for the future of american schools. >> plus, in the series
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""profiles in service,"" we meet the easter sisters who are each serving in the military but with a unique twist. and a special tribute to johnny cash. we'll take you to tennessee to hear new music made from the singer's previously unpublished poetry and prose. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. anne-marie is back on monday. thanks for watching. i'm brook silva-braga. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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i'm michelle griego. and i'm kenny choi. time is 4-- good morning, everyone. it is friday, april 6th. and it is raining. this is a live look out at sfo where you can see those wet runways. from you heading out to the airport this morning or any part of the day, be sure to
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call ahead. hopefully, you won't have too much of a delay. good morning, i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. the weekend is almost here. and the rain is definitely already here. >> yes. >> overnight, pitter-patter of raindrops. it already left a mark across the north bay especially. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. we'll talk about the rain totals that have already showed up and then you can definitely see visibility impacted there. golden gate bridge not looking so easy to drive on because of the slick roads but obviously, it's still very early for too much traffic there. here's a look at where some of the heaviest rainfall is through the north bay. oh,. santa rosa area, they are getting -- oh, yeah, santa rosa area. they are getting dumped on now. the rest of the bay area with rain. a lot lighter in places like fremont and san jose. we'll track it all coming up on hi-def doppler. we are tracking a little backup on the bay bridge toll plaza. dealing with slick road


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