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virus hot zone. and with china on virtual lock down, how the coronavirus is now with a cupcake in a plot to kidnap her baby. the suspect is now charged with hurting american businesses. attempted kidnapping and flash flooding alert. with mississippi still assault. jamie yuccas reports. underwater, new concerns tonight >> reporter: tonight for the across the southeast. first time, juliette parker the warnings issued across four states with more heavy rain in appeared in court, smiling and the forecast. taking pictures as prosecutors >> crash into the wall, into the air! gh trir intl: a fiery crash. revealed dramatic new details. court documents say parker contacted a former boyfriend over thanksgiving, asking if he dangerous crash at daytona. how he survived thanks to the could get her g.h.b., the date technology in his car. rape drug. she suggested they get a baby filing for bankruptcy. facing a barrage of sex abuse fr hpersonnd raise it as their own, and she would marry him on the spot if he lawsuits, the boy scouts filed for chapter 11. could get her a baby girl in the what the decision means for the victims and for the future of next five weeks. scouting. then came the cupcake plot. the victim says she was drugged fixing home insecurity. the change ring says it's making after eating a cupcake offered by the suspect, then called 911. to your home security cameras to keep people from gaining access late today chilling words from to your home. and salute to a superhero. the victim. preschoolers show their support >> i don't like being at home. for a classmate who is i'm not sleeping. hetermined to conquer one of the i'm not eating. i'm terrified she's going to get back out. most dangerous threats of all. like, this is my kids. this is my house.
>> this is the "cbs evening she violated that. she violated my safety. she tried to kidnap my daughter. news" with norah o'donnell reporting from the nation's >> reporter: in court parker maintained her innocence. capital. >> o'donnell: good evening to our viewers in the west. jamie yuccas, cbs news, los we're going to begin tonight with breaking news. president trump says he is angeles. >> o'donnell: amazon's home commuting the prison sentence of rod blagojevich, freeing the former illinois governor and security system ring is tightening its privacy and security settings following a "apprentice" contestant from federal prison. wave of camera hacks. blagojevich was convicted inbi ring says customers will now and the president isn't stopping have to use a second layer of there. he's also pardoning bernard verification known as two-factor kerik, whose spectacular fall authentication when logging into from new york city police the system. customers will receive a one- time code through e-mail or text commissioner and cabinet nominee ended in prison time for tax fraud and other crimes. all in all, the president issued all righ coming up next, you don't want four commutations and seven to miss this story. pardons, including one for the kids who put on their best costumes to support a real-life 1980's junk bond king michael milken. weijia jiang reports tonight superhero, their classmate. from the white house. >> rod, you're fired. >> reporter: former illinois governor rod blagojevich lost "celebrity apprentice" but won my body is truly powerful. his freedom back today when president trump commuted his i have the power to lower my blood sugar and a1c. 14-year prison sentence. >> it was a tremendously because i can still make my own insulin. and trulicity activates powerful, ridiculous sentence in my body to release it
my opinion. like it's supposed to. >> reporter: the president noted he had seen blagojevich's wife argue for his release on fox trulicity is for people with type 2 diabetes. it's not insulin. ound guilty of trying to i take it once a week. sell an appointment to barack it starts acting in my body from the first dose. trulicity isn't for people with type 1 diabetes obama's senate seat after he became president. blagojevich bragged about it in or diabetic ketoacidosis. don't take trulicity if you're allergic to it, a notorious wiretapped conversation. you or your family have medullary thyroid cancer, >> i've got this thing, and it's or have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2. ( bleep ) golden. >> reporter: the president also stop trulicity and call your doctor right away pardoned bernie kerik, the former commissioner of the if you have an allergic reaction, n.y.p.d. and a frequent mar-a- a lump or swelling in your neck, or severe stomach pain. lago guest who served prison serious side effects may include pancreatitis. time for tax fraud. also insider trader michael taking trulicity with a sulfonylurea or insulin milken, known as the "junk bond increases low blood sugar risk. king" of the 1980s. at the white house, n.f.l. side effects include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, belly pain, legends celebrated edward and decreased appetite, which lead to dehydration and may worsen kidney problems. debartolo jr. for making the list, a former owner of the san francisco 49ers. i have it within me to lower my a1c. ask your doctor about trulicity. >> i take my hat off to donald trump for what he did. >> reporter: not on the pardon list today, roger stone, who will be sentenced thursday, and former national security adviser mike flynn, who has asked to withdraw his guilty plea. >> i think roger stone has been
treated unfairly. i think general flynn has been treated very unfairly. >> reporter: mr. trump continued to tweet about the stone case today against the wishes of his attorney general bill barr. >> o'donnell: and weijia joins us now from the white house. so weijia, does what happened today foreshadow the possibility of pardons for stone, flynn, or former campaign manager paul manafort? >> reporter: well, president trump said today that he had not given any thought to pardoning those friends-turned-felons, but clearly stone's case is on his mind given he tweeted that the judge should grant stone a new trial. we also know the president is feeling emboldened post- othroughout the country for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here. impeachment, and he often rewards those who have been vo: leadership in action. mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together loyal to him, which includes all the men you just named. in the fight for gun safety laws, norah? to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help >> o'donnell: all right, weijia, thank you. a new candidate is set to make his debut on the presidential teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. debate stage. former new york city mayor mike obama: at a time when washington is divided in bloomberg's latest strong old ideological battles he shows us what can be achieved when showing in a national poll has him in second place behind we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions. senator bernie sanders. that puts him over the top,
bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. qualifying him to meet rivals head-on at tomorrow's democratic debate in nevada. nikole killion has more on hey portal, call kermit. wow! bloomberg's surge. >> reporter: he's not competing (kermit) fozzie! (fozzie) kermit! in nevada, but bloomberg will be (kermit) i sent everyone a portal so we can be together on the debate state here against no matter where we are! five rivals who have been debating for months. (animal) ala lala lala lala! (floyd) look, it's going where you go! bloomberg hasn't debated since (janice) i think it's got like a smart camera. he ran for a third term as new york city's mayor in 2009. (ma bear) how's chicago? (fozzie) ah, great city! but the winters are unbearable! >> we have brought people together. (fozzie and ma bear) ahhhh! >> reporter: he's been away from the campaign trail preparing for the attacks he'll likely face (kermit) piggy, it's good to see you. from the other candidates. (piggy) you too, kermie. you, too. >> i want to thank you. >> reporter: elizabeth warren (fozzie vo) portal from facebook. lost her voice, but made sure it was heard on twitter, posting, i need all the breaks, that i can get. "the debate will give voters eager to defeat president trump at liberty butchumal- cut. a live demonstration of how we liberty biberty- cut. we'll dub it. each take on an egomaniac kind of. liberty mutual customizes your car insurancesh them... billionaire." kale, you eat it for breakfast... >> he could have just been the sometimes. >> reporter: bloomberg has you go far to eliminate stubborn fat. but sometimes life gets in the way. $415 million of his own money on coolsculpting takes you further. ads, and it's paying off. a non-surgical treatment that targets, in the super tuesday state of freezes, and eliminates treated fat cells for good. virginia, he's now tied for the lead wit discuss coolsculpting with your doctor.
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died. carter evans has more on today's and she just fell on the floor, developments. and i hugged her and i said, "we're going to get through it." >> reporter: today hundreds of american evacuees from china >> reporter: to show their support, riley's pre-k boarded buses on military bases classmates at the learning experience in north haledon, new in both northern and southern jersey, have special dress up california after an exhausting days, wearing superhero costume, wild hair, and pajamas. >> yeah, happy to be home. they're also helping to raise money for the leukemia and >> reporter: but hundreds more remain in quarantine around the lymphoma society. country, like jerri serrati- >> riley! goldman and her husband carl, >> say hi. >> reporter: recently riley who were evacuated from the "diamond princess" ship docked surprised her classmates, and in japan. the impact she had on them was something to behold. >> he woke up, burning up. >> reporter: carl was taken to >> you're our hero. the hospital in omaha after developing a fever during evacuation. >> it was... we have missed her so much. he now has the virus. >> the care where we are is supposed to be top in the >> reporter: riley is now in country, so i'm not in fear at remission but still receiving all that he's not going to have bi-weekly chemo treatments. what did you think when you a full recovery from this. walked in and saw all of them? >> reporter: and now the scramble is on to track passengers from the cruise ship >> crazy. "westerdam." >> reporter: it was crazy. led by their very own brave when it docked last week in cambodia, everyone was given the warrior, this community fights all clear and a gracious welcome by the country's prime minister, on. >> you know, when you have that but over the weekend an american kind of upport when you're
going through such a hard time, woman who had been a passenger tested positive for the virus. it's priceless. >> reporter: nikki battiste, cbs beyond the human toll is a growing concern about a hit to the global marketplace. news, north haledon, new jersey. >> o'donnell: riley, you're our superhero, too. we'll be right back. 47,000 u.s. companies depend on supplies from the affected regions of china. aside from manufacturing, tourism in the u.s. will also in fact, tremfya® was proven superior to humira® take a hit. >> we get approximately three million chinese visitors every in providing significantly clearer skin. year. they're not coming. and they spend a lot, almost tremfya® may increase your risk of infections and lower your ability to fight them. $7,000 per chinese person per trip. tell your doctor if you have an infection or symptoms or if you had a vaccine or plan to. >> reporter: after the u.s., china is the world's second serious allergic reactions may occur. largest economy and some analysts believe the coronavirus has already caused the country's tremfya®. uncover clearer skin that can last. gross domestic product to fall by 1%. janssen can help you explore here at travis air force base, cost support options. the next round of evacuees is set to be released on thursday. norah. >> o'donnell: all right, carter. thank you. tonight flood watches and it's surprising how the bigger a city gets... warnings are posted across the the smaller it starts to feel. south and central u.s. as millions are under states of emergency in mississippi and which makes it even more surprising, alabama. how big it feels in here. more than 1,000 homes and businesses are flooded in the with sliding rear seats... jackson, mississippi, area. omar villafranca is there and and more available second row legroom than say...
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suffered only non-life- threatening injuries. believe him. >> they want to be safe. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message. >> reporter: ken willis is a sports columnist for the "daytona beach news journal." >> it has been a long, long time since we've seen a race car driver in nascar hauled away from an accident. >> reporter: it was 19 years ago today that dale earnhardt, sr., died during a final-lap crash at daytona. and changes to the sport followed soon after. the racetrack walls are now designed to help absorb impact. the driver's one-piece seat belts minimize head and neck injury risk, and the car's roll cage is built to maintain its integrity and protect the driver's head, though in newman's case, the roll cage othroughout the country for the past twelve years, appears to have caved. mr. michael bloomberg is here. : ion. willis believes speed mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together restrictions keep racers too clustered. >> odds are you're going to have in the fight for gun safety laws, more wrecks like this, and the to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help more wrecks you have like this, sooner or later somebody is bound to get hurt. teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. >> reporter: newman has survived multiple crashes in the past, obama: at a time wus what can be achieved whenis including a previous one here at daytona, and he's been an we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions.
advocate for stronger safety measures. before last night's crash he was bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. in the lead and close to winning his second dna tle. ow. so fortu to be alive. one of the biggest youth organizations in the country, right now at 7:00. >> new details just in on a filed for bankruptcy protection. the scouts face an onslaught of new confirmed coronavirus case in the bay area. lawsuits from men who claim they where the patient is being were sexually abused, sometimes cared for right now. >> first of all, they need to going back decades, by scout masters and other leaders. errol barnett on the secret be in an isolated room or files that alleged victims want single room that has negative pressure. >> traffic is so bad downtown, public. >> reporter: declaring bankruptcy allows the boy scouts that certainly something to continue operations while raising a compensation fund that could top $1 billion to pay the victims of sexual abuse. >> i just couldn't deal with it. i started drinking. >> reporter: ralph morse is one of them. he says he was molested by a respected scout leader when he was 11. >> i mean, he's pushing on my backside and he's reaching around in the front and groping me. >> reporter: in an apologetic letter, the b.s.a. says it encourages victims to come
forward and file claims, but under the structure of this bankruptcy, there is a deadlinet b.s.a. say261 locats make asse>> i think what ralph and or abuse survivors really want now is accountability. >> reporter: michael pfau represents morse and he says the scope of abuse in the revered organization's 110 year history is immense. >> we know there are thousands of perpetrators in scouts, and that's because the scouts kept files, and they kept these files quiet. >> reporter: errol barnett, cbs news, new york. >> o'donnell: today a new york jury began deliberating harvey weinstein's fate. the movie mogul is charged with rape and sexual assault. if convicted he could face the rest of his life in prison. weinstein's lawyers insist all of his encounters were
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