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news and "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm don dahler. ♪ it's tuesday, february 28th, 2017. this is "cbs morning news." breaking overnight -- a plane slams into two southern california homes, killing three people on board. president trump addresses congress, tonight, mr. trump tries to sell lawmaker it's on his plan to keep the country safe. two, one, zero, liftoff. >> and fly me to the moon. that's exactly what spacex intends to do for two tourists paying top dollar for the trip
paying top dollar for the trip of a lifetime. captioning funded by cbs good morning from the cbs newsroom from the headquarters in new york. i'm meg oliver for anne-marie green. three people were killed when a small plane crashed. the plane had just taken off from riverside municipal airport when the plane went down. there were five people on board headed home to san jose after attending a cheerleading event. no one on the ground was injured. one victim thrown from the plane suffered minor injuries. two homes were destroyed. >> reporter: security camera footage shows the last seconds of the doomed flight. within moments, you see the plane go down and then the explosion. the cessna 310 fell from the sky, about two miles from the airport where it took off. this video was shot in the
horrifying aftermath of the crash. you can hear and see shell-shocked neighbors running to the scene. a massive fireball that swallowed the plane and two homes. at the top right of the screen watch as neighbors risk their own safety to pull someone from the flaming wreckage. emergency crews could also be seen treating at least one victim as firefighters worked to knock down the intense flames. the crash scene spread to at least two homes. even the plane's propeller was severed and fell on to a house. >> unbelievable. i live right there. i mean, it's just two houses away. i've family, two kids. >> reporter: this is what it looked like, they were in l.a. for a cheer competition in disneyland. the owner of the restaurant at the airport was with the group just before they left. she said their plane would not start until the third try.
and then something even more disturbing happened. >> a lady was eating in that number one table there. and did you see the plane? finally the airplane started number three times. when the airplane started, the back of the airplane went like this. move like this. and i never saw a plane do that before. >> reporter: firefighters say it may be some time before they are able to clear the scene here because they are still searching for evidence to piece together how this crash happened. they're also searching the area for any potential victims, anyone who may be unaccounted for. so far, they believe everyone here is safe. for cbs news news, tom wait, riverside, california. >> tom, thank you. tonight, president trump delivers his first address to congress. among other things he's expected to discuss his budget proposals issues including health care and overhauling the nation's tax
system. don champion is in washington with more. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, meg, the president said his budget is one that's focused on public safety and national security while overall, the white house says the speech tonight will lay out an optimistic vision for the country. many here on capitol hill and beyond will be listening closely for one thing, details. >> all i can do is speak from the heart. >> reporter: in a new interview with fox news channel "fox & friends" this morning, president trump previewed his plans and promised i bold plan to keep the country safe. >> i'll be talking about the military, i'll be talking about the border. >> reporter: part of the plan includes a $54 billion surge in spending. the governors unveiled a blueprint for the increase. >> we must be sure that courageous service men and women have the tools they need to deter war. and when called upon to fight in our name, only do one thing,
win. >> reporter: to avoid adding to the deficit, the president will propose cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid in a letter to congressional leaders. more than 120 retired generals and admirals warned the programs are, quote, critical, for reductions. >> when you see the reductions you'll be able to tie it back to something the president said previously. we are taking his wording and turning them into policies. >> reporter: during the speech at the capitol, the president will outline plans to repeal and replace obamacare, and challenge congress to take action by mid-may. >> nobody knew that health care could be so complicated. >> reporter: lawmakers on both sides are already reacting. >> we're looking for a positive upbeat >> populist attitudes will be a dime a dozen. >> reporter: now, the white
house has revealed the list of special guests invited to the speech. that list includes the widow late justice antonen scalia, and the widows of two police officers killed by undocumented immigrants. >> domp champion in washington, thank you. you can watch the president's address to congress right here on cbs beginning at 9:00 p.m. central. ahead on "cbs this morning," nancy cordes will look at how the president's priorities match congress. >> the issue of possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia is about to come for the next director of intelligence. both senate republicans and democrats are at odds. >> what i've been told by many folks is that there's nothing there. >> we can't draw any conclusions
nor should we. we shouldn't prejudge the facts. >> it was ruled friday that congressman devin nunez and richard burr agreed to white house requests to talk to reporters and knock down allegations of cabinet between trump aides and the russians. the senate says commerce secretary wilbur ross, a billionaire investor will work quickly to review the northern trade agreement. u.s. military is conducting three investigations into the yemen trade cost a navy s.e.a.l. his life. william ryan owens was kims along with a dozen last month. his father in an interview with david martin. >> object was to go in and collect intelligence, we accomplished that. from that perspective, it was successful i could certainly see how the family would look at
this from a different light. >> when owens' body was returned to the u.s., his father refused to meet with president trump. there was outrage and calls for action following the fifth wave of threats to jewish centers since january. jewish centers and schools in at least a dozen state received bomb threats. no bombs were found but those were forced to evacuate. >> i was scared. yeah, it was like nervousness. >> i know the risk is going into the school. like there is going to be something happen. but you just have to. >> the fbi and justice department are investigating. since january there have been at least 89 incidents in 30 states and canada. malaysian officials said this morning they'll charge two women with murder in the death of the half brother of north korea's leader.
kim jong-nam was poisoned at the kuala lumpur airport. north korea has sent a delegation to seek his body. an engineer of a ride hailing company after sexual allegations at a previous job. and new details about the jury which will hear the bill cosby sex assault trial. this is the "cbs morning news."
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bill cosby assault case and an uber executive steps down over harassment allegations. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstands. the "san francisco chronicle" reports that a top engineer resigns under sexual harassment investigation. it was complained about his behavior when he was a top executive there. uber only learned about the complaint this week. uber has been underclothes recruit any of after a former engineer went under public over harassment there. hundreds of former employees say they were harassed and grab by top managers. sterling is the parent company of kay jewelers and jared, the galleria of jewelry. the philadelphia inquirer
reports that bill cosby will stand trial in philadelphia. it was argued to move to philadelphia or pittsburgh. but they argued to find a larger more diverse pool of jurors. the "atlanta journal-constitution" reports on two people who disrupted a birthday party. 15 people were charged after they waved a confederate flag and threatened to kill partygoers, the incident took place in atlanta less than a month after the charleston church shooting. one person will spend 13 years in prison. the other, six years. still to come, portraits of courage. a book of paintings by former president george w. bush becomes an instant hit. >> announcer: this portion of the "cbs morning news" responsibilitiered by seabond stronger hold all day. hesive se. holds stronger than the leading paste all day...
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they said yes. williams said she wasn't sure the men would recognize her. really? they did immediately. you do tell she was just too much for the guys on the court. on the "cbs moneywatch" a guilty plea in an defective air bag place and a former president becomes a best-selling author. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, hena. >> good morning, wall street waiting to see what president trump says about tax cuts and other spending policies during his speech to congress. the dow jones rose 15 points yesterday closing for a record high for a 2we12th consecutive session. s&p also up, and nasdaq up 16. takata pled guilty in a u.s. court as part of a previously agreed to $1 billion settlement over faulty air bags.
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cannot be true. but to hell with dreams, i'm done with it, because this is true. >> the accounting firm that handles the academy awards envelopes taking the blame for the oscar nightmare. "moonlight" won the night's top prize after mistakenly presenting it for "la la land" but howard bellamy said the mix-up could bring down the house on pricewaterhouse. elon musk of spacex announced a very ambitious project to send two tourists in a flight around the moon next year. don dahler has the details. >> reporter: spacex who would expect to launch two unnamed individuals who have already put down a vig deposit. cbs space consultant bill harwood. >> talk is cheap and actually launching a trip like this safely is a tall order. >> reporter: the company has not
announced what a week-long journey will cost but says it will take the space travelers out into space before moving back to earth. a distance of 300,000 miles. they'll be aboard the capsule crew dragon, an unmanned spacecraft. still, musk is known for making bold predictions that don't quite come to pass. >> elon musk makes no secret of his desire to send humans to mars. this is a major step in that direction. >> don dahler reporting. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a preview of that. i'm meg oliver, this is the "cbs morning news."
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our top stories this morning, three people were killed and two others injured when a small plane crashed into a southern california neighborhood. all the victims were on the plane headed home from a cheerleading competition. the plane had just taken off from an airport in riverside when it went down. no one on the ground was injured. and president trump delivers his first speech to a joint session of congress tonight. he's expected to use the speech to talk about his proposed budget and to map out his plans to address health care, immigration issues and other legislative priorities. his budget proposal calls for a big increase in defense spending while slashing money for environmental protection, education and other agencies. attorney general jeff
sessions is explaining his opposition to legal marijuana. he said he believes violence surrounds sales of the drug in this country. meanwhile, doctors are noticing an alarming trend with teenagers. chris martinez reports from los angeles. >> reporter: the nation's pediatricians are beefing up their warning about teenagers and marijuana use. a new report from the american academy of pediatrics findings as more states legalize the drug for adult use, more teenagers think it's safe. >> marijuana is not a benign drug for teenagers. teenagers are at a critical time of development and they could have life long impact. >> reporter: the report says the drug is more addictive that can affect learning and regular use can lead to mental health problems including anxiety and depression. california and 28 other states are under medical and recreational use for adults over
21. and doctors warn some adults who use the drug may think it's okay for kids. the doctor says parents need to protect their children. >> parents need to alter their behavior for drug use to not use in front of their children. >> reporter: with about 20% of high school students using marijuana, experts say it's critical for pediatricians and parents to discuss the dangers with kids. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a closer look at what it costs to keep president trump's sons eric and donald junior safe while abroad. and we'll talk with best-selling financial author william cohen. and canada is honoring a siff rights pioneer who is about to receive his fourth recognition. >> i'm michelle miller in halifax, nova scotia. the woman in this picture who hanging here in government house
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not so much on other teen things. live from the cbs-3 broadcast send nerve philadelphia, this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. well, in just hours, a local nurse will face a judge. we'll tell you about the disturbing thing this man is accused of dock to at least one patient that dermatology office. and, new video, the moment the plane goes down in call cam straight into a house. a place where it was coming from and the incredible story of survival. >> and the efforts to clean up a vandalized jewish cemetery continues today. we'll explain how you can take part as police continue to search for the people responsible. well today is february 28th, fat tuesday, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. all of that plus a place to go for mardi gras fin tonight. first forecast with katie and the roads with meisha. >> good morning, happy tuesday. roads are looking good. they're looking nice, dry righ n