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u.s military jets take to the skies, keeping islamic militants under surveillance as they advance toward baghdad. while president obama briefs congressional leaders on options for stopping the growing violence. amazon opens fire in the smartphone wars. the online retailer debuts its first handheld device featuring a 3-d display. the federal government weighs in on the washington redskins mascot controversy making a decision that could result in the team changing its name. >> 0-2. he's done it. >> and dodger dominance. los angeles pitcher clayton kershaw overwhelms the colorado rockies en route to the first no-hitter of his career. captioning funded by cbs
this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, june 19th, 2014. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning the last of the workers trapped at iraq's main oil refinery were evacuated. sunni militants took over most of the plant yesterday. the workers were freed during a brief truce. the iraqi government has asked the u.s. to launch air strikes against the militants who have overrun much of the country. during a meeting with congressional leaders, president obama indicated he did not need congressional approval to take direct military action. susan mcginnis is in washington where the debate over engaging the insurgence is heating up. susan, good morning. >> anne-marie, good morning. so far the white house has do e dodged questions about whether the president would take action in iraq without congressional approval, but it's something lawmakers here see as a real possibility. u.s. warplanes are flying
round-the-clock surveillance missions over iraq as militants from the islamic states of iraq and syria now target the country's largest oil refinery and continue their advance toward baghdad. joint chief chairman dempsey told congress they have asked them to do more. >> we have a request from iraqi government for air power. we do? >> we do. >> but they say there suspect enough intelligence to tar against insurgence without targeting iraqis and civilians. >> send some air power. >> they have been considering sending special forces to advice iraqi soldiers and gather information but they would not take part in combat. the president discussed options for increased security assistance with congressional leaders at the white house yesterday. after the meeting senate majority leader republican mitch mcconnell said he felt he didn't need authority from congress for the steps he might take in iraq. senate ma jord leader democrat
harry reid made it clear he would consult with congress if the situation changed. as of now the white house has not released any time line for the president to decide on a response. u.s. officials say intelligence agencies, though, arrively trying to identify possible targets. an marie? >> thank you, susan. they're worried about the loss of production. usual will the price of gas goes down this time of year but it's already 6 cents a gallon higher than a year ago. and in this country now, the threat of severe weather stretches from the northern plains to the ohio valley. tornado watches are posted the morning in mississippi, north and south dakota. heavy rains, flooding, and strong winds are possible. last night a twister struck a small town in central south dakota. the large tornado travelled right through the heart of wessington springs. homes and businesses were damaged, and one person injured. but everyone in the town has
been accounted for. the national guard has been deployed to help with recovery efforts. a suspect in the murder of u.s. border agent brian terry is behind bars in the united states this morning. it was terry's murder that exposed the botched federal gun-running sting known as fast and furious. terry was killed in a shoot-out on the mexican border in december of 2010. lionel meza was arraigned in a tucson court yesterday. he's the second suspect to face a u.s. court. and a suspect accused of the attack on benghazi a expected to arrive in the u stays in days. he's on board a navy warship in the mediterranean. he was captured on sunday in libya and will be tried in a u.s. court system. khatallah could face the death penalty for the death of ambassadam ba ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. and this morning a man is
being held without bail on a german arrest warran. johann breyer has been charged with aiding in the murder of adults and childrening. >> reporter: the family of 89-year-old breyer dodging cameras. >> 158 train loads, not individuals. train loads of people. >> reporter: breyer admits to being a former na za. an s.s. guard stationed in poland at auschwitz. they have an arrest warrant for slaughtering anywhere between 200 to 300,000 men, women, and children. they want him extradited as soon as possible. >> his guarding along with all the other guards who were in that circumstance in the
battalions that he beloved to made it possible for those killings. >> reporter: wednesday breyer's defense attorney argued he's too old, to sick, to frail to remain in custody. a federal judge found the crimes he's accused of are too great. federal marshals apprehended him and placed him in custody on tuesday night in northeast philly, a place he's been living for nearly 30 years. >> reporter: they want to strip breyer of his american citizenship and have him deported. the latest was in 2003 when they learned he joined the s. is. as a minor. both of this woman's parents and grandparents were holocaust survivors. >> even if he's old and passes away, i still think he needs to be brought to trial. >> reporter: breyer's
extradition hear is in auction. steven patterson, cbs news, philadelphia. the defective switches may affect the deployment of air bags. the affected vehicles are the dodge journey, grand care van, and chrysler town & country manufactured between 2008 and 2010 and the jeep commander and jeep grand cherokee. the chrysler investigation is part of an expanding look into air bag and ignition issues across the u.s. auto industry. gm has issued more than 40 recalls this year alone and yesterday's gm's ceo faced some tough questions on capitol hill. jericka duncan reports. >> reporter: general motors' ceo mary barra did her best to persuade lawmakers that gm is changing its ways. >> it's difficult to face so many recalls but it's absolutely the right thing to do. >> reporter: she said there's no longer a culture of keeping
quiet about problems. the company has recalled about 20 million vehicles so far this year. >> i think the work we're doing and the actions we're doing with the additional recalls demonstrates how sincere we are about putting customers at the center. >> reporter: but lawmakers want know why only 15 employees were fire and why the recalls are taking so long. fred upton read a letter from a 2005 employee. she was concerned about an ignition problem she experienced when she was driving a chevy impala. >> so when was the recall for the '06 impala announced, do you know? >> i believe that was part of -- >> two days ago, monday. >> reporter: gm says defective ignition switches have been linked to at least 13 deaths. family members held a hearing before it. >> questions need to be answered and investigations made to prevent it from happening to others. they placed pictures of their
loved ones who lost their lives in crashes. jericka duncan, cbs news, new york. coming up on the "morning new news", a tween is getting ready to tee off at the u.s. open but not even thinks she should be there. and what's up with all these ducks? this is the "cbs morning news." back here was excruciating. when i went to the doctor his first question was "did you have chickenpox?" i thought it was something that, you know, old people got. john iin ice cream. wallow i'm not wallowing in ice cream. it's the new dannon oikos greek frozen yogurt. half the fat of regular ice cream. it's so irresistibly thick and creamy! didn't expect you to be enjoying yourself so soon! couldn't resist, mmm! it's such a good source of protein too!
the driver who shot this video thinks a farmer was taking the horde of birds to find food on the other side of the road. on the "cbs moneywatch" now janet yellen speaks and wall street listens, and the 411 on amazon's big new product. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill zbhood morning, anne marie. fed chair janet yellen downplays inflation affairs. yesterday she said the u.s. economy still isn't healthy enough to grow at a consistently strong pace without the help of the federal reserve. she made it clear the federal bank sees no need to raise the interest rate any time soon. the dow rose 98 points wednesday. the nasdaq gained 25 and the standard & poor's gained 15 poi points to show another high. ceo jeff bezos introduced the new fire phone yesterday.
it produced 3-d-like images that uses cameras on each corner that can tell where your head and eyes are and it allows users to easily purchase items from amazon, but for now the phone will only be available through at&t. >> when we brought the concept of fire, our new smartphone to them about three years ago, they were excited. it's built to work across many different types of mobile networks, and we'll see overtime. >> the first fire phones ship on july 25th. anne marie? >> just what i need, a phone that makes it easier for me to shop. i don't think so, but i'm sure other people will like it. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, jill. a ruling by the federal government could open the door to the washington redskins changing their name. and l.a. dodgers' ace clayton kershaw throws one of the most dominant no-hitters in major league history.
pressure is growing for the washington redskins to change their name. on wednesday the u.s. patent office canceled the team's trademark protection, a move that could hit the franchise in the wallet. chip reid has the story. >> reporter: on the redskins practice field wednesday the players were still wearing the name and logo that has been around for decades, and, in fact, the decision does not require the team to change its name but the federal trademark board did say the redskins' name is disparaging to native americans and rule thad the team's trademark of the name should be canceled. if the decision is upheld on appeal, the punishment for the redskins will be primarily financial. without federal trademark protection, it would become much
harder for the team to keep competitors out of the market for redskins gear. in a statement it was noted there was similar ruling 15 years ago that was overturned. we even seen this story before, he said, we are confident we will prevail once again. team owner daniel snyder has consistently said he will never change the name, but dozens of native american tribes and civil rights groups have called for just that. so have 50 u.s. senators including democratic leader harry read. >> daniel snyder may be the last person in the world to realize this, but it's just a mat ore time until he's forced to do the right thing and change the name. >> reporter: the trademark board said its ruling will not goo into effect until all appeals are exhausted. if history is a guide, that could mean years. chip reid, cbs news, washington. los angeles dodgers pitcher clayton der shaw had won two cy young awards and now he has
another elusive line on his resume. he struck out a career-high 15 batters and in the nine inning with a no-hitter on the line he has the dodger stadium on their feet. >> 0-2. done! he's done it! >> the 26-year-old ace completing first no-hitter of his career in an 8-0 white wash. hiss 15 strikeouts are tied for third most in a no-hit game and he ooh and teammate josh beckett have tossed the only two-no hitters of the season. look at that. at the world cup the defending champions are finished. spain, winners of the 2010 cup, fall to chile, 2-0. the shocking outcome falls to the fame to netherlands and it's eliminates spain from the knockout round. it touched off a celebration. the victory also assured chile a spot in the knockout round. when we return, conflict on
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. the u.s. women's open gulf tournament tees off today in north carolina. among the women swinging for the top prize is lucy li. bigad shaban takes a look at the youngest woman every to qualify in the women's open. >> reporter: with just four years' experience lucy li is the newest gulfer in the u.s. open. she's also the newest person. li is only 11 years old. >> i try not to think about it.
i'm just a young player trying to do the best i can. >> reporter: she qualified last month after coming 2 under par in half moon bay in san francisco. her career has already taken her to augusta national, home of the masters. so what is this sixth grader's favorite part about playing t p? the food. >> with the nationals i like the tacos and the sliders. >> to qualify for an open at 11, what to you do one. >> reporter: world number one said she'd like to seeley gain more experience before playing at the highest level. >> if it was my kid, i wouldn't have let her play the open qualifier at 11, but that's just me. >> reporter: but li says she halls all her priorities set. >> i just want to play and have fun and play the best i can. i don't care about the outcome, but i want to play and learn. >> reporter: the lesson begins when she tees off thursday morning. well, coming up after your
spain gets a new king today. king felipe takes the crown this morning in ma trade. he succeeds his father giancarlos who advocated for almost 40 years on the throne. the low key ceremony was attended by lawmakers and members of the royal family be but no foreign leaders were invited. a woman in canada took her life into her own hands. she did not agree with her doct doctors' decision.
she took a life-saving selfie. >> reporter: it was a night like this one. stacy was at home watching tv when it happened. >> the whole left side of moye body went very numb and tingly and in my head i'm like this is a stroke. i'm like i can't be having a stroke. >> so she went to a local hospital for help. dodge to doctors said it wasn't a stroke. they told me it was stress related and told me to manage my stroke. >> reporter: when it happened again a few days later in her car, the 48-year-old did something. >> now i'm taking a picture for an example of what happens. >> reporter: using her smartphone she taped her own symptoms. >> it's always tingly on the left side. >> reporter: you have the wherewithal to turn a camera on. >> yep. >> what possessed you to do that and why? >> because i just needed somebody to see what was happening when i'm telling people this is happening,
they're saying this is stress. i'm like i know this is not stress. >> reporter: her video was eventually shone to doctors at toronto west hospital. >> this small area we see here, that's the area of injury. >> reporter: and stacy's self-diagnosis was confirmed. she'd had a mini stroke, three of them instead. >> reporter: things that we typically think of with older age, diabetes, high cholesterol, is happening more and more often in young people so young patients can present with stroke. >> relief that somebody finally believed it was not stress. >> my tongue feels very numb. >> reporter: stacy is now at home recovering and that video she took, her local hospital has asked for it to have a look at it and learn from it. >> that was cakas roussy from c newss reporting. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a live report from iraq on the growing violence and a close look at president obama's military options. plus a marine's incredible
act of heroism. what lance corporal kyle carpenter did to receive the medal of honor today. a rags to riches story, a conversation with the cast of "jersey boys." that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ú
good morning, today is thursday, june 19th i'm erika von tiehl. i'm natasha brown. ukee is off today. here are stories we are following for you. thunder pounding rain and flashes of lightening, all throughout our area overnight. "eyewitness news" in university city overnight where we caught lots of folks running for cover. and this is what it looks like on storm scan three the tail of the storms there, still making its way throughout the region but that thunder and lightening woke me up, you. >> definitely. what is going on here. >> it moved through quickly. >> it did move through quickly. >> right on cue, we go on the air and storms are basically done at this point. mother nature's alarm