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near the rafters. captioning funded by cbs it's monday, march 21st, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." history in havana. president obama touches down in cuba, the first sitting american president to do so since 1928. his first message to cubans who waited decades for diplomacy. trump trump heads to washington today. the republican front-runner is set to make a major speech to a power pro israeli group but members of the audience plan on walking out. >> let's go.
>> the sweet 16 is set. who is in and who is out enthe buzzer-beaters from the first weekend of march madness. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. later today, president obama meets with cuban president raul castro in havana. it was a meeting and trip that was unimaginable in the not too distant past. the president and family arrived yesterday, the start of a three-day visit to an old cold war foe. it's the president's latest steps in his steps to normalize relations with cuba. >> reporter: president obama brought his family to cuba, a big step towards normalizing
he is the first u.s. president to visit cuba in nearly 90 years. the president greeted u.s. embassy staff and then toured old havana. for weeks, work crews have been preparing for his arrival. restoring some roads and repaving others. fresh coats of paint have also been applied to homes and businesses to areas the president will tour and this poster was put up outside of a restaurant in old hevenavana, cuba. >> i think that we -- we are going to have some changes, but it's going to be slowly. >> reporter: during his stay, the president will meet with a number of prominent cuban dissidents here at the white house embassy but the white house won't say who is exactly on that guest list. the president will meet with u.s. and cuban business leaders. many cubans are hopeful his visit here will make life better. >> i think people want to hear from obama on his feet. they want to see what he
for the cuban and what we believe in. >> reporter: the president will also enjoy the great american pastime on cuban soil. he'll have prime seats for an exhibition baseball game between the tampa bay rays and the cuban national team. chris martinez, cbs news, havana, cuba. republican presidential candidate ted cruz, the son of a cuban immigrant, blasted the president's visit to cuba in an op-ed on politico. cruz called the visit so sad and so injuryus to our future as well as cuba's that obama has chose to legitimatize the castro regime with his presence on the island. cruz writes his father was father. cruz's father says he fought for castro before coming to the u.s. those claims, though, have been disputed. well, tomorrow, republican voters in arizona and utah cast ballots in presidential contests. the gop front-runner is spending
donald trump is scheduled to address a high profile jewish lobbying group and he'll also meet with influential presidential lobbyists with growing support that many gop leaders are working to derail his campaign. don champion is here in new york. >> reporter: the trump campaign hopes today's off-the-record meeting with republicans will help some of the establishment coalesce behind the billionaire. still, it seems, the effort to stop trump from becoming the party nominee is stronger than ever. trump is also expected to face unprecedented pushback during a key speech before a powerful group today. >> reporter: mr. trump goes to washington. gop presidential front-runner donald trump will be in the nation's capital today rallying party leaders behind him. >> if we bring our party together, we will win. we will win by numbers that you've never seen before. >> reporter: trump is set to
he is also scheduled to deliver a critical speech to apac. denouncing what they call trump's hate speech, a group of rabbis plan to walk out of the speech. >> get him out of here. >> reporter: trump is still poised to beat rivals ted cruz and john kasich in the winner take all state of arizona tomorrow. even still, the possibility of a contested convention hangs over his head. >> you have to have a majority of the delegates in order to be the nominee. there is nothing magical about the number. >> reporter: favored to win in utah tomorrow, cruz contends he can stop trump in the delegate count. >> we have a straightforward path to get to 1,237 delegates and secure the republican nomination before the convention. >> reporter: on the democratic side, bernie sander is counting on wins out west to slow hillary clinton's momentum. >> when the voter turnout is high, we win. when the voter turnout is low, we lose.
sanders by close to 800 delegates. and after taking the weekend off, clinton will campaign in arizona today. she is also scheduled to speak before apac, along with john kasich and ted cruz. bernie sanders is the only presidential candidate who is skipping the conference. >> don champion here in new york, thanks a lot, don. a threatening letter was sent to donald trump's sister. marianne trump bayer is a judge on the u.s. circuit court of appeals in philadelphia. the fbi is aware of the incident and is working with the secret service. last week, trump's son eric also received a threatening letter. former congresswoman survived an assassination attempt. clinton like donald trump will address the american israeli public affairs committee conference.
we will have more on that coming up on "cbs this morning." the south korean news agency reports that north korea fired a missile and several other projectiles eastward into the sea of japan. the reported launches came three days after the north reportedly fired a medium-range missile into the sea for the first time since 2014. the pentagon says a marine was killed by isis in northern iraq. staff sergeant louis cardin was killed saturday when he was hit bay mortar fire. the incident took place outside of mosul, a city held by isis. cardin is the first u.s. service member killed in iraq since october of 2015. this morning, pennsylvania authorities are trying to figure out why a retired state trooper held up a turnpike toll plaza and killed two people. sunday morning at the toll 65 miles west of harrisburg, police say clarence brigs pulled a gun and ordered two employees into
briggs shot and killed a toll collector and a security guard. >> commonwealth and the turnpike and the pennsylvania state police will extend the resources necessary to make sure we find out exactly what transpired this morning and to make absolute certain that our system is secure. >> briggs was shot and killed by state troopers. an indiana's sheriff's deputy died. two deputies were serving arrest and search warrants at a home north of indianapolis when they got inside, they were met with gunfire. the other officer was wounded. the suspect was found dead inside the home. and it may be spring, but this morning, a winter-like storm is hitting the northeast. cities like boston and portland, maine, are expected to get up to 5 inches of snow, but some areas of new england could get up to a foot.
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. president obama meets with cuban president raul castro today in havana. the president and his family arrived in cuba yesterday. mr. obama is the first sitting u.s. president to visit the communist nation in 88 years. . he is expected to meet with dissidents and watch a baseball game. donald trump meet in washington today. later trump will address the major pro israeli lobbying group. spring break parties are in full swing for college students
there are new laws to crack down on the rowdiness. as jamie yuccas reports, people are finding ways to get around them. >> reporter: the sounds of partying and opening beers on the beach is silent in gulf shores, alabama. this weekend the city enact an emergency order banning alcohol on the beaches. police lieutenant bill cowen. >> most of the arrests come down possession of alcohol. >> reporter: but college students like hanna hicks and christian geary from texas a&m think the police are being overall aggressively. >> somebody is taping and you're interview interfering with an arrest. >> i know we are drunk but we are adults and we are in college and know what we are doing and they act like we children. >> reporter: gulf shores
the hot spot after word appeared on social media that nearby panama panama, alabama, banned alcohol on their shores. now they are moving the party a few miles down to orange beach, alabama, which is dealing with 800% increase in arrests this spring break. dan roe oversees tourism for panama beach, florida. last year, an unconscious woman was allegedly gang raped while onlookers did nothing, a shooting wounded seven, and more than a thousand were arrested. roe says there are less problems, but there is also less money. >> fountain college kids aren't here, the businesses have catered to that college spring break market are the ones that really taking the brunt of it this year. >> that was jamie yuccas reporting. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will go to belgium for the
have a great day. it's 4:30, 33 degrees on this monday, march 21, yes it's spring but we're dealing with winter weather in parts of the tri-state area like this scene this morning. good luck with that whole spring thing today. good morning i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs 2 news this morning. not the storm of the century by far but enough to make the commute for some parts of the area a tricky one and this was the view as spring began with some areas. its been accumulating. we have team coverage of the spring snowstorm let's start with john elliott. he has the forecast for us. >> good morning mary, chris and yeah what a shot from the city. you've got the wind and that will get slippery. light snow and 33 is the