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the investigation into the texas shooting. was there an isis influence and is law enforcement officials miss the red flag? hillary clinton outlines her immigration agenda. >> it is just unrealistic and i think, foolish to continue to talk as though we are going to deport 11 or 12 million people. that is not going to happen. authorities use a fingerprint to capture a man who had been on the run more than 50 years. this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, may 6, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning, hillary clinton is
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highlighting her differences on the issues with the growing republican field. former arkansas governor mike huckabee has officially thrown his had into the ring again. he became the third republican in two days to join the raise. craig reports from washington. >> reporter: republican mike huckabee announced his second bid for the white house in hope arkansas. >> it seems perfectly fitting that it would be here that i announce that i am a candidate for the president of the united states. >> reporter: the former arkansas governor and preacher won the iowa caucus in 2008 with the help of social conservatives. this time, he's looking to expand calling for the repeal of president obama's health care reform an negotiating with iran. >> hell will freeze over before they get a nuclear weapon. >> yes, we need to address the immigration issues. not with amnesty.
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we need to control our own borders. >> reporter: huckabee is trying to be the best candidate against hillary clinton. clinton, choosing round tables and small gatherings is in nevada arguing the pathway to citizenship is key to the immigration system. >> if we claim we are for families, we have to pull together and resolve the outstanding issues around our broken immigration system. >> reporter: clinton supports actions president obama has taken to stop deportation, something the republican candidates oppose. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. a new york times poll shows a challenge hillary clinton faces as a candidate. the public is divided on whether she's honest and trustworthy. 48% of americans say she is. 45% say no. marco rubio leads among republican voters.
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48% would consider voting for the florida governor. mike huckabee is second with 47% and florida governor jeb bush is just behind with 46%. new jersey governor chris christie is willing to testify in the bridgegate scandal. he commented for the first time since two allies were charged and the third pleaded guilty. christie, who is considering a white house run traveled to mississippi and louisiana tuesday to help raise money for republicans. the new attorney general is promising to improve baltimore's police department. loretta lynch sat down with gray's family. she met with congress and community leaders. the meetings come on the second week of the job. after the unrest of gray's death
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in police custody. a budget vote puts -- they passed by a vote of 51-48. it would cut spending and repeal the health care law. the president will veto the measure. the house adopted it last week. it's set to pass for a balanced budget within a decade. on the "cbs moneywatch," now a bank is accused of budgeting customer's account. how you can sue, hop on a ferry and head to kuby. jill wagner has more on that. >> reporter: wells fargo will defend itself against the lawsuit of fraud. unfair business practices. it says bank employees opened unauthorized accounts to meet quotas. customers were charged improper fees and may have had their
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credit damaged. wells fargo blames it on a few rogue employees that have been fired. the commerce department says the deficit rose more than $51 billion because of a surge of imports. that was more than 43% higher than the february deficit. here on wall street investors will watch for unemployment earnings reports. the dow dropped 142 points tuesday. s&p 500 lost 25 and nasdaq fell 77. asian stocks were down followings in the u.s. and europe. the hang sang dropped. tokyo's nikkei was closed. crude oil prices jumped above $60 a barrel for the first time this year. oil spiked. they expect it to cool off in
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time for the summer season. traveling to cuba will soon be easier. the obama administration announced the first ferry in decades from u.s. to cuba. for sky travelers, jetblue will begin weekly flights from new york to havana starting july 3rd. retirement in america isn't what it used to be. 82% of respondents 60 and older are worker or plan to keep worker past the age of 65. 44% say outliving their savings is the top concern. >> we are living longer and longer. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you. a cbs news investigation finds american troops and vets are being prescribed dubious medicine and it's costing taxpayers millions of dollars.
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dozens of websites advertise them as custom made cure alls. they are concocted by compounding pharmacies. the problem, their advertised effectiveness is uncertain. the cost to taxpayers is enormous. tens of thousands of dollars per month. more coming up on "cbs this morning." a fugitive on the run for more than five decades is back in custody this morning. the convicted killer has been living under an assumed name in florida. our orlando affiliate, wkmg shows how investigators nabbed him. >> reporter: it was in this rundown trailer where deputies along with united states marshalls arrested 79-year-old frank freshwaters after 65 years on the lamb. he had been living under the alias, william cox, worked as a
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truck driver before settling in brevard county. he had been staying in this trailer 20 or so years living off social security checks. >> he assumed another identity. i don't know how long he's lived under that name but long enough he had benefits fromit. >> reporter: authorities said he escaped custody from an ohio prison after serving seven months of a conviction. he's been able to keep a clean record making it very very difficult to find him, until a newly made task force established in ohio reopened his case. investigators there say evidence linking freshwaters to melbourne surfaced and deputies here moved in. >> they walked up and showed him the 1959 picture and asked if he had seen that picture. he said i haven't seen him in a
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long time. >> reporter: he is at the brevard county jail waiting extradition to ohio. at the brevard county jail. testimony resumes today at the trial of the man accused in the 2012 colorado theater shooting. the jury heard from survivors tuesday and learned how james holmes turned his apartment into a death trap. we have the report. >> reporter: when the aurora theater was attacked the gunman planned a diversion to keep police away. law enforcement officers testified, after the arrest holmes revealed he rigged his apartment with explosives. an fbi agent described some of what was inside the unit. >> there were three jars filled with nepan. you can see them here. >> pictures that showed an intricate trap complete with trip wires and various types of
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dangerous chemicals. >> if the officer would have initiated the trip wire the reaction would have caused sparks and flames that would have hit the carpet saturated with gas and oil, which would have made the apartment explode. >> reporter: they said this part of the plot failed when no one opened the apartment door. what didn't fail was the killing and maiming of those attending the midnight premier for the "batman" movie. among them was maria. >> at some point, i remember feeling like a steam go across my thigh. >> reporter: pictures of her injuries were shown to the injury. she cried as she viewed a photo of a co-worker, who was killed. centennial, colorado. coming up on the morning news twisters touch down. storm chasers capture incredible video as tornadoes in texas rip
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through fields. this is the "cbs morning news."
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in texas, storm chasers were in the right place at the right time as a twister rolled through howard county in big spring. it was captured on video as it the tornado was not near homes or people. there are no reports of injuries or damage. california approved unprecedented restrictions of water use because of the ongoing drought. the move impacts residents, businesses and government agencies. the governor proposed fines of up to $10,000, but that would require legislative approval. more immigrants reached safety in italy. dramatic video shows it chaos as they scrambled to leave in a small boat off the coast of
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libya. five were killed and more feared drown. they were brought to sicily on tuesday. more into the investigation on sunday's attempted terror attack in texas. both men were being watched by federal investigators. they were not considered the most likely to pull off an attack. isis is claiming responsibility but experts question that. edward lawrence is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what role direction from overseas played in the garland attack. the fbi and homeland security are helping local police. it's unclear whether simpson or soofi were -- the terror group claimed responsibility for the attack. they remain skeptical. >> i think it's a sign of weakness on is
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momentum slowed a bit. >> reporter: they are examining the gunmen's contacts and online activity. in a twitter posting, simpson pledged allegiance to isis. before that affiliate wcco says he began communicating with a jihadist fighting withal shahbaab shabaab? somalia. 12 people were killed. the paper's editor is rejecting compare sonisons between the two. >> they are organizing anti-islamic contest. it's an obsession. we don't have this obsession. >> reporter: on tuesday, the magazine was honored with a freedom of expression courage in new york. several writers boycotted the event. the ceremony actually drew 800 people considerably more than
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in sports we begin with the nba playoffs. just eight days after having facial surgery, the memphis grizzly's masked mike conley scored against the warriors. he used a tough defense to score against them 97-90. they are tied at a game a piece. game three is saturday in memphis. in the eastern semifinals the washington wizards, john wall sat out because of a wrist injury. the game was close through the final coldwater. atlanta pulled away closing on an 18-7 run. the series is tied. game three is saturday. manny pacquiao is facing another fight. this one, in court. manny pacquiao is being sued by
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here is a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. here is another look at this morning's top story. both gunmen killed in the attempted terror attack were being watched by federal investigators. they were not likely to pull off
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an attack. experts claim the responsibility by isis. a hunter has a close call with a bobcat. it is all caught on video. a manhunting turkeys spotted the bobcat crouching nearby as he made bird calls. the bobcat stalked what it thought was the turkey. it jumped past the hunter and he was not hurt. play time for apes in texas. workers at the zoo in ft. worth brought a camera into the enclosure. the primates noticed it and seemed to enjoy putting on a show for the camera. one tried to pick up the camera but it would not come loose. it gave up and walked away. coming up willie nelson on his new book and why he chooses marijuanacigarettes. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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the eyes never lie, or do they? this morning, an artist is giving new meaning to the phrase body of work. elizabeth palmer introduces us. >> reporter: at first glance what to you see? a parrot a chameleon and a pile of bananas. all is not as it seems. this is art in disguise. and this is the artist. master of body painting as camouflage camouflage. >> okay. it is perfect. >> reporter: it took two hours, ten pounds of bananas and paint to turn me into a fruit arrangement. but it's a stunning animal creations that brought him worldwide fame.
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a frog that turns out to be five interlocking humans. have a look at that parrot. it's a woman, one arm over her head and her leg sticking straight out. he is self-taught, but has a natural gift for analyzing and matching color, which he is here dobing on sarah, the model, darting back and forth. >> sometimes i feel it. it's something like a higher power is painting through me as if i was a medium. >> reporter: believe it or not, body painting is a competitive event and he won the world championships in 2012. but, he spends most of his time in the area where he grew up in the italian alps. >> nature is a strong thing for me. my early childhood, especially.
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i think that inspires me very deeply. >> reporter: he's experienced with camouflage against various natural backgrounds. it's the tropical images that are online sensations. that chameleon is two sisters lying on a bench. as far sarah patiently posing in the studio after six hours, his brush turned her into a fish. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, italy. a vincent van gogh painting fetched $66 million in a new york auction. it's the highest price tag since 1988. it features trees in autumn. a collector won it in a bidding war with five potential buyers. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the
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isis threat in america after the texas shooting, plus the ancient tactic that can help you fight insomnia. willie nelson chats about his new memoir and won high time at the white house. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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in the news police are on the scene of a triple shooting that happened overnight in the fair hill section of philadelphia. one person is dead. find out what police know about this incident. hello, good morning i'm ukee washington. i'm erika von tiehl. also the front of the vacant house collapseness point breeze overnight on the same day that the the marries talking about how the city is tackling this problem. students at rutgers are looking to make changes to their mar cot find out why they say the current scarlet knight isn't working katie. >> today will be a day where we not only see temperatures take a hit here but we will keep some more subtle forecast for you as we are tracking a sluggish frontal


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