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president obama unveiled his immigration reform plan and shields millions from deportation. >> we are always a nation of immigrants. a double blast of snow buries new york. upcoming warm weather may cause new problems. tensions in missouri as they await a decision in the case of a white police officer who shot dead a black teenager. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, november 21st, 2014. good morning. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. this morning, republicans are considering their response to president obama's sweeping immigration reform. last night, the president
spelled out his executive action that will spare millions of illegal immigrants depor tigs. republicans are livid. they chanted we are here to stay as they march outside the white house. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. ann marie, good morning. the president says his decision to bypass congress is in line with previous administrations and urging lawmakers to pass their own plan. >> our immigration system is broken and everybody knows it. >> reporter: the plan will shield 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation, including parents born here and those in the u.s. more than five years. it will grant work permits and expand the dreamer program and people brought here illegally as
children. >> if you register, have a criminal background check and willing to pay your fair share of taxes, you will be able to stay without fear of deportation. >> reporter: it will not provide a pass to citizen zip. president obama is in for a long battle with the very angly gop. >> the only way to do this properly is have congress enact a law, an immigration law, which congress is in the process of doing and have the president enforce the laws. >> he said he's not a king or emperor. he's sure acting like one. >> reporter: he defended his actions. >> for those members of congress who question my authority to make the immigration system work better or question me acting, i have one answer. pass a bill. >> reporter: the president's
plan increases resources for law enforcement at the border and streamlines the visa process. the president heads to las vegas today to tout the plan. >> susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. the president told a story of a young girl who entered the country illegally. she was 4 years old when she came to the u.s. more than 20 years ago. now her father faces deportation. she says the executive action is just a start. >> tell him that our family will keep fighting. we can't stop here. we need to have a law passed with congress and we need congress to do something about it. they can't keep hiding and scaring people. >> a third day of heavy snowfall in western new york state. three more feet fell on buffalo thursday bringing the total to more than seven feet. buildings are buckling and collapsing under all the snow. hundreds of truckers were
stranded on the new york state freeway. ten deaths are being blamed on the storm. alison is in new york saying there is a new danger moving in. >> reporter: snow isn't the only thing falling. roofs are falling in under six feet of snow. >> large structures have collapsed. >> reporter: officials say on some roads, the snow is too deep for plows to work properly. the state is providing hundreds of vehicles. the national guard is helping residents dig out. >> i couldn't get through to anybody. thank god the guard was there. they held me out. >> reporter: here, the streets are quiet. most residents are obeying orders to stay off the road. governor andrew cuomo is speaking about storm recovery. >> there are hundreds and hundreds of vehicles stranded throughout the area. that is going to be a massive
problem. >> reporter: adding to the problem, thousands of homes are without power. the storms are expected to clear out by friday. temperatures are expected to hit 60 degrees over the weekend, causing widespread flooding. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station has more on the new weather headache some will be facing, possible flooding. >> we have wild weather that will impact not just western new york but the middle of the country, a warm upcoming, plus severe weather. places that were freezing like texas and louisiana. storms developing saturday and saturday night over to louisiana and mississippi. by the time we get to sunday morning. a broad area includes dallas, san antonio. tornadoes possible. hail and heavy rain a threat. the warm surge across the south is going to move up the east
coast sunday and monday bringing with it rainfall. rain is not something anyone wants to see in the buffalo area. flood watch is out. all the locations that have seen significant snow. not expecting rainfall and it will add weight to the rooftops. with the snow and blocked drains, we could have widespread flooding issues. 50 on sunday, near 60 on monday. you can clear the drains, clear the roofs, you have to get that done before the warm weather gets here. i'm eric fisher, cbs news. ferguson, missouri simmers awaiting a decision. protesters are calling for an indictment of darren wilson in the shooting of michael brown. they ventured into the street to block traffic. five protesters were arrested in the confrontation. brown's father is calling for calm in a video message.
>> it's not the answer. no matter what the grand jury decides, i do not want my son's death to be in vain. i want it to lead to incredible change, change that makes the st. louis region better for everyone. >> the officer may report his resignation today. wilson is quitting to protect his fellow officers. an explosion on a drilling platform killed one person thursday. three others were hurt in the accident on the echo platform 12 miles off the coast of louisiana. it's operated by energy and was not in production at the time. there's no sign of oil or gas spilling into the gulf. the gunman who opened fire at florida state university showed signs early. they don't know why he targeted his alma mater thursday.
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regulate. the fed says it's already made changes to promote unbias malice and objectivity. recall of baby strollers is under way. graco is recalling strollers under the graco and century brand. 11 models are involved. 4.7 million strollers. it came after six figger amputations. a folding hinge can pinch the child's finger. the national highway traffic safety administration sent a letter to chrysler ordering a recall of older jeeps that can rupture in collisions. only 3% have been fixed after a year. tis the season at tgi friday's in britain. they are using a drone to fly missile toe over the heads of their customers. half the people in the uk have
never had a kiss under a missile toe. there's a built in video camera. >> i predict 5% will make a moment and 95% awkward first dates, you know, things you wish you could forget and now you can't because it's being recorded. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you. the agreement on iran's nuclear program may be extended. john kerry met ahead of monday's deadline. talks are centered on setting limits on the nuclear program in return to end sanctions. negotiations might be extended until march. vice president, joe biden, is in ukraine. he's announcing new, non-lethal aid expanding american support to fight pro-russian separatists. it's short of what ukraine's president requested.
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. republicans say president obama will regret his executive action on immigration. he unveiled sweeping plans thursday to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. gop lawmakers are weighing their response. western new york could face dangerous flooding. rain is in the forecast and temperatures could reach the 60s early next week. lawmakers blasted takata, the maker of air bag that is can explode. senators called for a full recall for as many as 20 million vehicles. the hearing where the device is blamed for at least five deaths. >> air force lieutenant was the opening witness. she told us her story in september and came to washington
to be a voice for those who were silent. she barely survived an air bag explosion in a honda civic. >> since that day, i endured multiple surgeries. i have more to go. my vision will never be the same. i will never be the same. >> the executive said the company was deeply sorry air bags did not perform as they should. >> i think there was something that was amiss in your testimony, that was that nowhere does it say that takata takes full responsibility. do they take full responsibility for the tragic defect? >> our products, in this accident -- from that sense, yes. >> reporter: senator ed markey said to fix it in all states.
>> do you agree or disagree for the nationwide recall? >> senator, it's hard for me to answer yes or no. if you allow me -- >> it is not hard for you to answer yes or no. >> lawmakers said it could be two or three years before all air bags are fixed. not enough parts are ready. takata acknowledged they are still using ammonia nearby trite in the air bags. here is something different. the latest in blind dates. paper bag speed dating. people wearing grocery bags on their head. it helps you focus on the person, rather than what they look like. later they take the bags off to make connections. >> now, they are judged on poor artwork. gayle sits down with tom hanks. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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bill cosby is facing new, but familiar allegations of rape this morning. she says it comedian gave her pills and forced himself on her in 1976 after a show in las vegas. an attorney calls the scandal a frenzy. a private service will be held for the family of mike nichols. he died on wednesday at the age of 83. we remember the director, writer and comedian. >> the winner is, mike nichols. >> reporter: if there was an honor for honors, mike nichols would have won it hands down. one of ten people to win an
emmy, grammy, tony. he came to new york at 7. as a teenager, he watched brando on broadway. >> big difference in the theater is that you are actually in front of living people. you are connected. you are communicating with them. >> reporter: he connected like few ever did. in 1956, four hit shows on broadway at once. the first tony for best director, 1964, "barefoot in the park." his last, 48 years later for "death of a salesman." >> it goes with the territory. thank you. >> really okay. >> before he was a great director, he was a great performer, teaming with elaine may to satirize american culture. >> you can stand it. you married me for it. >> reporter: directing is where his genius took full sweep.
>> you are trying to seduce me. >> reporter: his hollywood hits sprinkled five decades. from "the graduate" for best director to "knowledge" to "bird cage" in 1996. >> that's the nice thing about making a movie. if you are lucky if it's any good. at a certain point, it jumps in your hands and is alive and pretty much begins to tell you what it wants. >> he was married four times, the last to abcs diane sayer 26 years. >> it gives you something back. >> reporter: he leaves behind a world, much better nourished for his work. jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
reaction to president obama's action on immigration. we'll get the latest from the white house. plus, in our morning round, a warning for heavy drinkers who are not considered alcoholics. gayle sits down with tom hanks. that's the "cbs morning news." thanks for watching, i'm anne-marie green, have a great day.
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