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for this wednesday. for some of you, thehe news continues. continues. others, check back later for the captioning funded by cbs continues. others, check back later for the it's wednesday, july 17th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." a house divided. as democratic lawmakers vote to condemn president trump's racist tweets, republicans come to his defense. what happened after the vote that escalated talks of impeachment. no federal charges for a new york city police officer in the choke hold death of eric garner. the punishment the officer could still face in the future. and ocean plane crash. the problem the pilot experienced before the plane went down in maryland.
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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. it was an extraordinary message from the democratic led house. it voted to condemn president trump's comments against four congresswomen of color. the measure met with four republicans, an independent, and all democrats supporting it. speaker nancy pelosi used racist to describe president trump's tweets and that's when things got tweeted. laura podesta is here in new york. what happened after that? >> republican congressman doug collins said those words violated the house rules of decorum. they tried to strike her commentsen fr commentsen from the record and the statements will remain. yesterday's statements will remain in the history book as it's the first rebuke in the hous the president in years.
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they condemned president trump's tweets about the four women of color collectively known as the quad. the president's tweeted urges the women to go back whether they came from even though all but one was born in the u.s. >> these comments from the white house are disgraceful and disgusting. >> the four-page resolution, quote, strongly condemns president trump's racist comments that have ledge mazed and increased fear of new americans and people of color. >> at the highest level of government, there's no room for racism. >> the 242-187 vote closely followed party lines with only four republicans and one independent in favor. afterward the president took to twitter to praise gop members who voted against the measure writing, great to see how unified the republican party was on today's vote. it now moves to the senate where no action is expected to be taken. >> we all know politics is a
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contact sport, but it's about time we lowered the temperature. >> earlier tuesday mr. trump was asked where the squad members should go if they left the u.s. >> it's up to them. they can go wherever they want or they can stay, but they should love our country. >> the drama on capitol hill continued after last night's vote. once the resolution passed, texas democrat al green filed articles of impeachment against the president. now the democratic leaders can table the articles presented last night, but doing so would put them at risk for criticism from the left ring. they could send it to the house wing or allow it to proceed. >> here in new york. thank you, laura. ahead on "cbs this morning," gayle king will have an interview with the four democratic congresswomen known as the squad at the center of this controversy. the u.s. suspects iran
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seized a missing oil tanker owned by the united arab emirates. iran claims it helped a stranded oil tanker who needed assistance. this happened as a top commander for the middle east flew to the region. david martin is the only network correspondent traveling with him. >> reporter: general frank mckenzie boarded a plane for the persian gulf just as news was breaking that iran had ceased an oil tanker. the ship is reportedly owned by the united arab emirates and was seen being escorted by iranian naval vessels. at last report he was at anchor off the island >> i've got nothing more than just the initial reports on that. obviously we would take it very seriously. >> reporter: mckenzie stopped in oman whose territorial waters >>rice into the strait of ormuz.
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n to deter . i think right know they're sort of recalculating and trying to gauge our intent. >> this happens ten days after they attempted to seize a tanker in the mediterranean in what officials believe was an attempt to smuggle oil into syria. iran vowed to retaliate and attempted to seize a british tanker in the straight of hormuz. but a british tanker ordered them away. so federal charges will not be brought against a new york city police officer accused in the choke hold death of eric garner. video shows the encounter in which garner, a black man, was heard saying, i can't breathe. jeff pegues reports. >> he was killed!
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on the streets! >> reporter: moments after hearing the decision eric garner's daughter stormed out of the courthouse. >> federal prosecutors don't want to help. no one wants to be held accountable. >> reporter: he was approached after selling illegal cigarettes. within seconds officer daniel pantaleo had wrapped his arms around garner's neck. >> i can't breathe, i can't breathe. >> reporter: garner's cries of "i can't breathe" 11 times are the last time he spoke before his death. federal prosecutors said the videotape alone was not enough to prove the officers committed a federal crime. >> the evidence here does not support charging officer daniel pantaleo or any other officer with a federal criminal civility
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rights violation. >> reporter: garner's mother is calling for officers to be held accountable. >> this is an outrage, insult, you killed my son, and you won't get away with it. >> reporter: there was disagreement within the department of justus as to how to proceed in this case. we're told the civil rights division wanted to bring charges, but the eastern district of new york did not. ultimately a.g. barr stepped in and sided with them. the nypd is looking into a separate investigation against officer pant lay yeo. they'll make a decision whether the officer will be fired. that will happen likely in late august. jeff pegues, cbs news, brooklyn. well, ahead on "cbs this morning," eric garner's mother will be in studio 57 to discuss her reaction to the decision not to file civilian rights charges in garner's death.
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singer r. kelly remains behind bars this morning after pleading not guilty to federal sex crimes in illinois. yesterday kelly appeared in a chicago court wearing shackles and an orange jumpsuit. the judge ordered him without bond. he's accused of having sex with underaged girls, detaining witnesses and paying for their silence. r. kelly has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars, millions of dollars over the years that he knows nothing about, nothing about. he's been robbed of everything by his handlers. >> kelly still needs to be arraigned for alleged crimes in new york. those charges include racketeering and kidnapping. mexican drus lorde guzman will be in new york where the judge is expected to sentence him to life behind bars. earlier this year jurors convicted him of continuing to operate a criminal enterprise.
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prosecutors have asked the judge to sentence the drug lord to life behind bars plus 30 years. former supreme court justice jean-paul stephens is being mb kindness, and humility. stephens died yesterday. he was a justice on the nation's highest court for nearly 35 years. he was a republican for the court. it was a tenure in which he moved from moderate positions to becoming a liberal. he supported gay rights and abortion rights and enacted the death penalty. he was 99. coming up on the "morning news," a plane makes an emergency landing on the ocean in maryland. and this alligator no longer poses a threat. this is the "cbs morning news." chantix is proven to help you quit.
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quite a sight for people on an ocean city maryland beach. yesterday a single engine plane made an emergency landing very close to the beach. the plane floated on the water after landing. the only person onboard was a pilot, a 23-year-old man from virginia, and he said he was headed to the airport when his engine began having trouble. he was evaluated by paramedics and released. and see you later alligator, and there's a shakeup at planned parenthood. "the new york times" reports planned parenthood removed its president after only eight months of the job. leah wen tweeted they ended her employment at a secret meeting. she tweeted she was leaving due to philosophical differences in abortion rights. planned parenthood said they needed a more aggressive leadser across the country to roll back
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actions to abonchts dr. wen was the first physician to leave planned parenthood in decades. "usa today" reports california was shaking again with six earthquakes of magnitude 3.5 or greater. yesterday afternoon a magnitude 4.3 quake shook the eastern san francisco bay area. four minutes later, a 4.5 quake hit hundreds of miles away near ridgecrest. and about ten minutes later, the bay area felt another rumble when a small quake was centered near black hawk hawk. earlier this month the area was rattled by two big earthquakes. there were no reported injuries or damages. one homeowner near black hawk described what it felt like. >> the whole ground shook and my gate was rattling around for a few seconds. i thought, well, southern california, here we come. >> government scientists say the series of quakes does not mean that the so-called big one is
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mountain has had three moderate eruptions since monday. the agency is warning people not the approach the volcano, especially the crater because of a danger of falling fragments. that should go without saying. not a good place for a selfie. on the "cbs moneywatch," families of boeing crash victims testifies today and huggees acknowledges dad. marc liverman is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, marc. good morning, anne-marie. notable companies reporting include netflix, bank of america, ebay, and ibm. stocks lowered. the dow was down 23 points, the s&p 500 lost 10 points, and the nasdaq dropped 35 points. today family members of some bo 737 max crash will testify before a house subcommitt subcommittee.
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they're investigating aviation safety. other witnesses include officials from the sb and the airlines pilots association. another crash happened last year. they have grounded the aircraft worldwide. a facebook executive was grilled by members of congress about libra, the social network's planned cryptocurrency. entrepreneurs have expressed serious concerns over libra including financial stability. facebook said it won't move forward with libra until it addresses concerns and seeks appropriate approvals. mcdonald's is teaming up with fast food delivery startup doordash. later this month they'll start delivering mcdonald's in houston, texas. they'll also be involved in dash pass. for doordash, mcdonald's represents its biggest restaurant chain yet. and for the first time ever,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. in washington, the 50th
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anniversary of the apollo 11 mission is being celebrated with an image of the saturn 5 rocket on the launchpad projected onto the washington monument. it will be featured for the next two nights followed by a free outdoor show by the smithsonian this weekend. the nominations for the 71st national em yay wards have been announced. leading the pack is the act and final season of "game of thrones" with a record-setting 32 nominations. it eclipses the previous 37 nods by "nypd blue." the marvelous mrs. macle led. they include carpool karaoke when corden met mccartney and
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our top stories this morning, the democratic led house voted to condemn president trump's comments against four congresswomen of color. the vote was mostly along party lines with just four republicans and one independent supporting the resolution. gop leaders accused democrats of playing politics. and ahead on "cbs this morning," co-host gayle king will have an exclusive interview with the four democratic congresswomen known as the squad. and federal prosecutors have decided not to bring criminal charges against a whiets new york city police officer involved in the choke hold death of eric garner. a video captured garner who was black repeatedly saying "i can't breathe." the decision was announced the day before the five-year
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anniversary of garner's death. authorities in louisiana announced an arrest in the death of civil rights activist and african-american museum founder sadie roberts joseph. joe benedict has the somber details. >> reporter: the family of sadie roberts joined the baton rouge police as they announced the 75-year-old's death. >> we arrested ron jer mail bell. the 38-year-old was a tenant in one of ruopp ertz-joseph's homes as and was behind on his rent. >> we believe $1,200 was owed for rent. we still don't have a complete solid motive at this time. >> reporter: investigators say roberts-joseph died from asphyxia including suffocation not long after she visited her family last week.
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her body was found in the trunk of a car about three miles from her home. concerned citizens called 911. >> the citizens played a very vital role in this in that there were so many leads, so many people who wanted to help. >> roberts-joseph was a civil rights activist. she was described as a matriarch of baton rouge. in 2001 she founded a local baton rouge black history museum. >> we will see to it that her legacy continues. >> reporter: at tuesday's press conference her daughter spoke about her mother's legacy. >> all my mother ever wanted was for this community to come together. it's ironic that that happened in death. >> reporter: officials say events are in the works to honor rober roberts-joseph for her countless contributions to the community. jo benedict, cbs news.
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coming up on "cbs this morning," "morning rounds." and kevin baker takes us back to the year 1969 to look at how the historic moon landing influenced popular culture. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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starting our morning off with a live shot of the eastern span of the bay bridge. looking
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like a fantastic day. good morning, it is wednesday, july 17 kenny choi. >> i michelle griego. let's get over to mary with a look at the forecast. happy wednesday to you. we are starting off the day in some spots with cloudy skies and another spot the, clear skies. your is alive look at the full moon. temperatures running in the mid to upper 50s and the low 60s starting the day. let's talk about what you can expect, taking you through the afternoon. we are seeing the sunshine and temperatures warmer compared to yesterday. seasonal daytime highs running anywhere from two to for degrees above average. 89 for a high in concord. 90 in fairfield. 80 livermore. 84 in san jose. 70 for an oakland. 67 cisco. 64 in pacifica. we will talk about the cold on a we are expecting heading to the work week. details are coming up. a couple of hotspots on the roadways and we involve the bay area bridges. let's take a look at the main


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