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it's tuesday, march 15th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." critical contest. house. donald trump could put even more distance between himself and his republican rivals while bernie sanders looks to cut even deeper into hillary clinton's lead. an american in isis? kurdish forces say they captured a man from the washington, d.c., suburbs who was fighting for the
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a maryland police officer is killed by friendly fire in a shootout that was recorded by the alleged gunman's brothers. and just how smart is your phone? a new study finds you might not want to turn to those popular voice assistants in the event of an emergency. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with politics and a day that could be pivotal for presidential hopefuls in both parties. five key states hold primaries today. for the republicans, winner-take-all contests in florida and ohio. may be the last chance to slow donald trump's march to the nomination. for the democrats, bernie sanders is hoping for another come-from-behind win in a big state to cast doubt on hillary clinton's candidacy. don champion is in miami. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie.
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ahead, political futures are on the line for republican hopefuls like marco rubio and john kasich today. both tried making last stands in their home states yesterday. meantime on the democratic side, hillary clinton is trying to avoid any surprise upsets today. bernie sanders riled up supporters late last night in chicago, urging them to take him to victory. >> let us see this great state help lead the country into a political revolution. >> reporter: hoping to slow hillary clinton's momentum, sanders is looking for upsets in illinois, ohio and missouri today. but the vermont senator faces an uphill battle in the delegate-rich states of florida and north carolina where clinton holds a sizeable lead. >> i am asking for your support. i would be honored to receive it. >> reporter: millions of votes have already been cast here in the winner-take-all state of florida where on the republican
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rubio 2-1 in polls. a trump win here will likely spell the end for rubio's campaign. >> we have to vote tomorrow. don't stay home. make sure no one stays home. >> reporter: and thrusts the billionaire candidate closer to locking up the republican nomination. >> he won't clinch but he'll have a commanding lead in delegates and be in a commanding position to get the rest that he needs. >> kasich cannot make america great again. can't do it. >> reporter: in the winner-take-all state of ohio, trump is neck and neck with john kasich, the popular governor. >> give me a vote so i can continue to run for president of the united states. >> reporter: in missouri, ted cruz is fighting trump for delegates. and in illinois, the latest cbs news battleground tracker poll has cruz within striking distance. and just to show you how big today is, there are more delegates up for grabs today than almost any other day on the primary calendar. for some of the campaigns, it will be on to states like arizona and utah next week.
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you, don. well, former republican vice presidential nominee sarah palin made a surprise appearance at a trump rally in tampa. she lashed out at the press for the way protests at trump rallies have been covered. >> what we don't have time for is all that petty punk-ass little thuggery stuff that's been going on with these quote, unquote, protesters. >> palin had originally canceled her appearance after her husband, todd, was involved in a snowmobile accident in alaska. he's in serious condition with a collapsed lung, eight broken ribs and other injuries. well, coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk about the importance of today's primaries with cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson. an american who had been fighting with isis is in custody this morning after he surrendered in northern iraq.
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license, he's identified as mohamed amin of alexandria, virginia. he gave himself up to kurdish forces yesterday, and he said the situation with isis is not good. he was carrying a large amount of cash, three cell phones and several forms of identification. >> don't take a picture! don't take a picture! >> outside, an address listed on the driver's license of the captured isis fighter, two men shouted and pushed reporters. at one point turning a garden hose on cameramen. the men never confirmed that the isis fighter was related to them. the pentagon confirms, though, that an isis commander known as omar the chechen is dead. he's described as isis's secretary of defense. the u.s. government had a longstanding $5 million bounty on his head. he survived a u.s. airstrike in syria earlier in march but has since died of his wounds. and starting today, russia will begin withdrawing most of
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president vladimir putin made the surprise announcement yesterday, ending a 5 1/2-month air campaign that bolstered the syrian effort against rebel forces. putin and president obama talked by phone. also yesterday, u.n.-brokered peace talks to end the civil war resumed in geneva. police in toronto are trying if a stabbing at a military recruitment center might be terror related. a man walked into the center yesterday afternoon and attacked an armed forces member. others rushed to his aid, but a second military member was stabbed. the injuries are not life threatening. the suspect made statements that led police to look into a possible terror connection. three chicago police officers were wounded in a shootout with a drug suspect. the officers were investigating suspicious activity on the city's west side late yesterday. they approached a man and a woman who made a run for it. the man opened fire, hitting the officers. their injuries are not life
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police shot and killed the suspect, and the woman was later captured. from the south to the midwest, folks are recovering from a rash of severe and in some cases deadly weather. yesterday a tornado touched down north of dayton, ohio. no injuries are reported, but several buildings were damaged. large hail and strong winds battered northern south carolina. wind gusts reached 70 miles per hour. and a state of disaster has been declared in nearly 20 texas counties hit by drenching rain and severe flooding. hundreds have been forced to evacuate. the investigation into an amtrak train that derailed in kansas is focusing on the condition of the rails. officials say the tracks had been inspected recently, but the engineer noticed something was wrong and slammed on the brakes. omar villafranca reports. >> reporter: teams of investigators are now on the scene in southwestern kansas to try to determine what sent an amtrak train flying off the
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>> need more personnel to respond to the train derailment three miles west of cimmaron. >> reporter: first responders raced to free passengers trapped inside when eight cars derailed. >> set a ladder up, and we'll start evacuating some of these people off the top. >> the engineer was quite vigilant and noticed there was something wrong with the tracks, put the train into emergency braking early. that was probably responsible for the train derailment not being any worse than it was. >> reporter: the amtrak southwest chief carrying 131 passengers and 14 crew members was traveling from los angeles heading for chicago. 25-year-old daniel serva was reading on board. he said he felt some turbulence that, quote, turned drastic. >> i exited and as soon as i opened the room door, there was a large burning smell. got outside and there was a lot of people -- i heard people crying for help, you know, looking for folks. so everyone was just kind of on both sides of the train, kind of looking for other people, family members. >> reporter: more than 30 people were taken to nearby hospitals.
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was going when it went off the tracks. omar villafranca, cbs news. coming up on the "morning news," a bizarre claim from the accused uber shooter. we will tell you what he's blaming for last month's deadly attacks. but first, caught on tape. a home on fire collapses with firefighters inside. this is the "cbs morning news." this is the "cbs morning news." diabetes n aren't moving in the right direction, it can be a burden. but what if you could wake up to lower blood sugar? imagine loving your numbers. discover once-daily invokana . with over 6 million prescriptions and counting, it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. r invokana is used along with diet and exercise to nsignificantly lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. p p it's a once-daily pill that works around the clock. here's how: p p invokana reduces the amount
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court. speculation is focusing on shri shrinavasa and paul watford. the announcement is expected this week. senate republicans say the next president should nominate the successor to the late antonin scalia. "the detroit free press" reports that the uber driver accused of killing six people blames the rampage on the ride-sharing app. jason dalton told police after the shootings in kalamazoo last month that his cell phone took over his mind. uber declined to comment. "usa today" reports that police gunfire killed an undercover officer during a shootout in maryland. colson arrived in an unmarked car during an ambush sunday at a landover police station. >> it was his actions that allowed officers to take a position where they could intervene and neutralize the threat. detective colson drew fire to
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wounded. >> police say the gunman charged in the ambush expected to die in the shootout. two of his brothers are charged for recording the attack on video. "the hartford courant." reports that a former yale basketball player plans to sue the university. jack montague was expelled in his last semester. his lawyer calls it excessive. the university says he had nonconsentual sex with a female student in 2014. he denies it. and "the washington post" reports an nfl official's admission that football is connected to a degenerative brain disease. senior health and safety vp jeff miller acknowledged the link during a congressional hearing. it's the first such public admission by the league. still ahead, comedian jerry seinfeld drives off with a fortune. we will tell you what an auction of his classic car collection brought in. and you can thank drake later. the rapper's trash talking helped the raptors, but is it enough?
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asking them about rape, suicide and other health issues. answers varied widely but included "i'm here for you" and "i don't know what that means." several didn't recognize any concern when a user said "i'm having a heart attack." it was quite a day here on wall street ahead of this week's federal reserve meeting. stocks finished mixe. the dow jones rose 15. the s&p 500 finished 2 points lower. and the nasdaq gained 1 point. a former volkswagen employee claims the german car company deleted documents and obstructed justice in the ongoing diesel emissions investigation. daniel donovan in a whistleblower lawsuit says volkswagen fired him after he refused to destroy evidence. volkswagen says his claim is without merit. the lodging website airbnb plans to give neighbors of its properties rented on its website a place to offer feedback. airbnb neighbors have complained
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sporting events. the new feature will debut in weeks, first in japan. neighbors will be able to visit an online forum to comment and airbnb will take action when necessary. online retail giant amazon has filed a patent for its selfie pay. amazon shoppers would be able to authorize a purchase with a selfie photo instead of a password. in its patent filing, amazon says facial recognition technology is more secure than a password or a p.i.n. number. and there's a lot more room in jerry seinfeld's garage, but his wallet is pretty full, too. seinfeld auctioned 17 of his collectible cars for more than $22 million. he sold 15 porsches and two volkswagens. one, a 1955 porsche spider worth $5,335,000. when all was said and done, it appears the buyer got the bargain. the pre-auction estimates for all the cars listed was $10 million more than the final take. anne-marie.
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they fall to chicago 109-107. well, the march to the ncaa tournament is under way. vanderbilt's men's basketball team embarking on their trip to dayton, ohio, for their first-round matchup. the first two games are tonight. florida gulf coast takes on farleigh dickinson. that game is followed by vanderbilt's matchup with wichita state. and our coverage of the round of 64 starts on thursday. duke faces unc-wilmington at noon eastern right here on cbs. a scare in spring training for san francisco's newly signed ace. pitcher johnny cueto takes a line drive off the head after throwing his first pitch against oakland. cueto stays in the game, but he was later taken to the hospital to get checked out for a concussion. and it turns out the woman known as the angry splash mountain lady really isn't all that angry. the unsmiling photo of her alone on the ride went viral. she did it to punk her husband who wouldn't ride with her.
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>> good morning, central florida. it is 4:56 on this supertuesday. i'm bridgett ellison. >> i'm david hall. here are the headlines. first up, live pictures of breaking traffic news after a wrong way crash leaves two people dead and parts of i-4 shut down. >> why today may be do or die for one big name candidate. >> good morning. the monday is in the rear-view mirror. >> it is looking good. >> it is looking hot. we are talking about extreme heat. you have big stories on the road. >> unfortunately, we have a stretch of i-4 closed in one direction.
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shortly. >> watch out as you hit the roads. we'll be dealing with that for some time. also the heat but no rain. here's how it looks as we show you why. a big area of high pressure continues to dominate the forecast. that means a lot of sunshine. there is a clockwise flow around this area of high pressure. these winds coming in out of the south and southwest will bring in plenty of warm air. today it is all about the heat. we'll be dealing with temperatures near 90. hour by hour, 88 degrees at noon. 90 at 4:00. 87 degrees as we head into 6:00 this evening. temperatures staying warm with sunshine through the afternoon and early evening. starting off warm at 71 degrees in sanford as well as orlando.
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melbourne. a very warm, a very muggy start once again like yesterday, you'll feel it out the door. a few clouds trying to move in from the west. these winds out of the southwest, they'll bring in moisture in the form of clouds. expect a lot of sunshine. no rain even though it is trying to paint moisture. this morning, we aren't seeing patchy fog. i'll check visibilities throughout the morning and keep you up to date on changes, if it gets worse. likely near 7:00, 8:00, we can see more fog. 90 in orlando. 89 in sanford. 8 for the villages. 87 in daytona beach. coming up, we'll talk about rain chances returning for today and later in the week. let's check on the roads and
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>> this is why we have westbound lanes shut down. one of the cars involved is not in good shape. it looks like it will be awhile. these are the westbound lanes of i-4. what you'll want to do, they are detouring cars off i-4 at kirkman. stick with kirkman, go over to sand lake. from there, travel locally to get back to i-4. we'll have plenty more details coming up. first, your morning news begins right now. now. a deadly wrong way crash shuts don i-4. we have coverage on how it impacts your drive. >> we have a chance to reclaim our party. >> it is primary day in florida. we have everything you need to know about the last minute push
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survival tuesday for some of the candidates in the race. good morning. it is 5:00 a.m. i'm david hall. troy and amy are here. a busy morning. >> yeah. unfortunately, we have big issues on the roads. >> a lot of heat to deal with. how hot it will get to straight ahead. >> we begin with breaking news, a deadly wrong way crash has shut down i-4. it is happening in the westbound lanes near sand lake and kirkman road exits. johnny, you got an update from troopers in the last five minutes. what are they saying? >> reporter: troopers are saying at least two people are dead. they tell me one of the cars was going the wrong way on i-4 westbound. i want to show you some video that we shot when we got here to the scene. take a look at the video. we can see the extent old


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