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tom brady vows to fight the nfl over his four-game suspension. the super bowl winning quarterback is punished by the league for what investigators say was his role the deflate-gate scandal. storm threat. more severe weather and potential floods could strike in texas in the same areas hit by a string of deadly storms. a florida man is not charged after firing a shot at george zimmerman during a road rage incident. the latest in a series of high profile disputes for the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted of murdering an unarmed black teenager. and the results are in for the toughest crash test yet for suvs. which brand of the popular
vehicle provides the best safety and which didn't hold up? this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, may 12th 2015. good morning, good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. we have breaking news of another massive earthquake rocking nepal this morning. the usgs says the 7.4 magnitude quake hit west of nacche bazar, close to the chiennese border. it sent people rushing into the streets of kathmandu. after a quake killed more than 8,000 people two weeks ago. shock waves were felt as far away as new delhi. and it's another day of severe storms. expected to develop into texas into the mississippi valley. damaging hail and another round
of tornadoes is possible. flash flood watches are posted in texas, oklahoma and arkansas. a line of tornadoes roared through texas and arkansas sunday. at least five people were killed. don champion is in hard hit texas. good morning,don. >> reporter: the deadly tornado has all but change live in the town of 2600 people. it will continue for the second day in a row even as the threat of more severe weather looms. rescue crews in van, texas continued search efforts into the night, even though everyone is accounted for, cadaver dogs are being used to scour debris just in case. >> with the amount of damage we saw just to make sure we don't miss anybody. >> reporter: the powerful ef-3 tornado leveled about a third of the town. killing 60-year-old david tapley
and his wife brenda. the couple moved there after retiring. police put a curfew in place and have set up check points. >> i've seen a bunch of folks here today that i've never seen before. they may be here looking for an opportunity. >> reporter: in neighboring arkansas where an ef-2 tornado hit, many people are coming together. in the town of nashville, a good samaritan handed out hundred dollar bills to storm victims. >> it's good i know it's not a whole bunch of money, it will help my sister and her kids. >> reporter: even more severe efforts to hamper cleanup efforts later in the week. flooding is a major concern some places have seen 11 inches of rain. flash flood watches are posted for much the area. on a related note a united airlines flight safely made an emergency landing in san antonio after being struck with
lightning. >> don champion thank you, don. the new england patriots never thought they'd start with jimmy garappolo at quarterback. brady's agent called the punishment ridiculous. he attacked the credibility of the nfl and a report that implicated brady. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: new england patriots quarterback tom brady will sit outed first four games of the 2015 season suspended without pay for his role in the deflate-gate scandal. last week an independent investigation found that brady likely knew the patriots deliberately violated nfl rules by using underinflated footballs during january's afc championship game. in a letter to brady, nfl executive troy vincent told the four-time super bowl campion the report established that there is
substantial and credible evidence to conclude that you were at least generally aware of the actions of the patriots employees involved in the deflation of the footballs. brady's agent says he will appeal the punishment saying quote, i am very confident the wells report will be exposed as an incredibly frail exercise in fact-finding and logic. >> if you paid any attention to the nfl over the years things tend to get superior interesting. >> reporter: locker room attendant jim mcnally equipment assistant john jastremski. they've been suspended without pay. the patriots were also fined $1 million and will forfeit two draft picks. the defending super bowl champs are expected to open the season now without their star quarterback on september 10th. danielle nottingham cbs news los angeles. >> a statement, patriots owner
robert kraft said the deflate-gate investigation was one sided. kraft said it far exceeded any reasonable expectation and that brady has the team as you support. one tweeted this is ridiculous. but patrick peterson wrote well done nfl. now, one of the police officers gunned down during a traffic stop in hattiesburg, mississippi, will be buried thursday. yesterday, a memorial service was held for officers benjamin deen and liquori tate. more than 1,000 people attended. later four suspects charged in the shooting appeared in court. marvin banks the suspected gunman faces two counts of capital murder. george zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted of killing teenager
trayvon martin has been accused of another road rage incident. so far no charges have been charged against zimmerman or the alleged victim. >> reporter: matt apperson would not explain why he shot at george zimmerman marking the second confrontation between them. police impounded zimmerman's truck as they investigateded the late-day shooting. a bullet missed zimmerman's face and lodged in the truck roof. zimmerman had minor injuries from flying glass. his attorney said the shooting was an unprovoked ambush began when apperson followed zimmerman on the road flashed has lightings and honked his horn. >> he was taunting him, like what are you going to do shoot me now? i don't know if it was a reference to that or prior events. it was clear with george he was with the same person that he had the problem with several months before. he followed and flashed and then
ultimately shot at him. >> reporter: in september, apperson claimed zimmerman threatened to kill him in road rage but did not display a weapon. in his latest incident apperson has claimed self-defense. >> he was not looking for trouble. he did not want trouble. he's not following george zimmerman around. had he does not want anything to do with george zimmerman. the automobile is also a deadly weapon under florida law. there was a threat and that's how he reacted. >> reporter: zimmerman's attorney said he now lives out of state and will remain in central florida during the initial investigation. this morning, lawyers are preparing for closing arguments in the penalty phase of the boston marathon bombing trial. dzhokhar tsarnaev's lawyers rested their case in their efforts to save him from
execution. his sister told jurors tsarnaev expressed genuine sorrow for the victims. she has hit with him five times. secretary of state john kerry has arrived in russia this morning. the state department says that he will meet with president putin, too, though russia isn't confirming that. it's kerry's first trip to the ukraine since the crisis in 2014. he's expected to cover wars in ukraine and syria and iran nuclear negotiations. well coming up on the "morning news," a grinding halt a plane makes a dramatic landing on its belly sending sparks flying. and fender benders. some of google's self-houred cars run into a little bit of a problem. this is the "cbs morning news." that moving more helps ease fibromyalgia pain. he also prescribed lyrica. for some patients, lyrica significantly relieves fibromyalgia pain and improves physical function.
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windows. no one was hurt because the driver had pulled over and evacuated the bus. the driver and 47 passengers got off before it was engulfed. the cause is under investigation. 42 passengers and crew are safe this morning after a hard landing at los angeles international airport. the plane's left landing gear failed to extend. jeff wind. >> reporter: passengers were told to put their heads down and brace themselves as united flight had to make an emergency landing. you can see is a trail of dust streaking across the runway as the left wing scraped the ground at l.a.x. then sparks shooting from the tips of the wings. he's a part of the transition from the pilot to the control panel. >> is it 5316 with a speed of
180 is it the left? >> speed 180 it's gonna have to be. >> to make sure the wheels were up and down and then it was going to go over the ocean and make the next pass and come in. >> reporter: from above, you can see the passengers calmly walk out as the plane stopped. this is cell phone video of a passenger after he was safely on the runway. you can hear the firefighters are praising the crew. firefighters tell us they chose thought to spray the runway with fire retardant foam. >> there was no fire on board, there was no leaking. >> reporter: passengers say they could hear the landing gear and the wing grinding against the pavement. >> i would say it was smoother than some of the landings i've had with all of the landing gear down. >> that's the ntsb and the airlines are investigating. straight ahead, suv safety.
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google is opening up about the safety record of its self-driving cars. the company says they have been in 11 minor traffic accidents over six years. and google says it's driverless cars have never been the cause of an accident. midsize suvs are among the country's most popular vehicles but some are safer than others. just 3 of 7 performed well in new crash tests out this morning. chrismar teen nez shows us the results. >> reporter: the nissan morano earned a good rating from the insurance institute of highway safety. the morano protected the best out of the seven suvs tested in the latest round of crashes. >> they did what they had to do. >> reporter: the ford flex and
the jeep wrangler four door also. >> others are making changes. >> reporter: the institute tested what happens when the vehicle's front corner collided with another car on object. analysts say it simulates the most common type of crash. >> when you look around in junk yards that have been in crashes, you rarely see the kind of damage that occurs from a flat wall. >> reporter: but not all held you have weapon. the jeep cherokee got less ratings. >> high forces on the left leg especially. the institute says many automakers have made safety improvements particularly to air bags and the front structure us of their vehicles. chrismar teen martinez. when we return, the high price of high art. and jaw-dropping bid at auction that breaks a record.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. an anonymous bidder is the new owner of the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. pablo picasso's "women of algiers" the painting sold for nearly $180 million at christie's in new york. it's one of a series that picasso created in the 1950s. on the "cbs moneywatch" apple pay sets its sights on china and high-tech department stores try out high-tech fitting rooms. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange. good morning, royal shell received considerable improvement to drill gas. shell was given the green light
by the bureau of ocean management and still must obtain other permits. it's a major victory for the oil and gas industry. environmenting groups blasted the decision. shell plans to drill up to six wells beginning this summer. back on wall street edged lower because of drop in oil prices. the dow fell nearly 86 points the s&p lost 10. and the nasdaq 10 points lower. apple in talks with chinese e-commerce giant alibaba to bring apple pay, it's mobile payment system, to china. apple pay allows customers to buy goods by holding a mobile device up to readers in merchants. analysts expect china to become apple's biggest market. in the first quarter of this year, for the first time ever apple sold more iphones in china than in the u.s. and anne-marie how would you like a fitting room without
getting undressed? stores like neiman marcus and nordstrom's are trying out the high-tech rooms. some models you see you looking at an outfit without trying it on. the technology allows stores to gather as much information about customers as online retailers. anne-marie. >> love it jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. in sports now, basketball's best team avoids falling into a 3-1 series hold. curry scores 33 points to lead the golden state warriors to a 101-83 lead over memphis. here's something the chicago cubs fans hope to see for years to come. rookie sensation chris bryant drills the first homer into the left field bleachers at wrigley field. and on the next pitch, anthony rizzo homers into the right
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in columbia missouri passengers had to find another way to get to dallas after their plane got stuck in the mud. the american eagle flight was taxiing to the main runway monday when it made a turn and left the pavement. no one was hurt but the airport forced the airport to halt all flights to early this morning. two new york city restaurant workers are $50,000 richer this morning, thanks to the generosity of a loyal customer. art collector robert elsworth left each of the women the five-figure sum in his will. he ate at their manhattan steakhouse as many as eight times a week. >> i'm like oh, my god, no. i'm shocked. shocked with disbelief. i did not expect it at all. >> reporter: elsworth refused to the two workers in his will by
heir first names only. and we are coming to the end of an era here at cbs. david letterman is in his final days as his time as host of "late show. can "some of david's favorite guests are sending him off in retirement. last night, radio shock jock howard stern made his last appearance. >> i'm not going to get all sentimental, as far as i'm concerned, thank god you're leaving. [ laughter ] really, these appearances cause a lot of angst. i'm here to announce my retirement from this show. [ laughter ] >> how many times have you been on this show 20 something, 24 25? >> i'm sure it could have been a lot more. but i stopped doing it a lot. i didn't want it to turn into regis like some ridiculous number. >> and he gave david letterman a picture that he painted himself. and later, he tried to give
david a personal farewell. >> come over here. come over here. >> is this good-bye. is this our final time together? come here. >> what are you going to do. [ laughter ] >> come here come here come here. [ applause ] >> no! ♪ >> no! >> kiss me now, kiss me now. ♪ >> that's great. there are just seven episodes left before letterman hangs it up for good. tonight, president bill clinton makes his tenth and final "late show" appearance. beginning at 11:35, 10:35 central. coming up on your local news on "cbs this morning," the reaction to the deflate-gate. plus how your property can be taken hostage.
and we begin with breaking news this morning. another earthquake hits nepal 7.5 quake, we just learned at least four people were killed, no word on the extent of the damage. comes two weeks after the previous quake. as the information comes into our news room, we'll have updated coverage throughout the morning. good morning i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. north story we are following today, cowardly act. police now searching for the person responsible for throwing a brick through a school bus injuring a student. what police know so far about that suspect. also, a big move by the national football lea