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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, february 2nd, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking overnight, fiery protests block a breitbart editor speaking engagement at berkeley sending milo yiannapolis off the stage. and ending an bankrupt phone call with the prime minister and the delaware prison after inmates took several hostages.
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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. well, early this morning a lockdown on the campus of the university of california at berkeley was lifted. it had been triggered by violent protests that forced the cancellation of a talk by the editor of breitbart news. a group of protesters dressed in black threw rocks, set fires, and broke windows. breitbart's milo yiannapolis was scheduled to speak. >> reporter: it started as a peaceful protest but at one point felt like a riot. you can see this destruction left behind. the police blame a small group of what they're calling outside agitators. loud booms rang out in the crowd as
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in the middle of uc berkeley's plaza, an explosive display to stop ultra conservative breitbart editor milo yiannapolis from speaking on campus. >> it sends a message that no way will we allow any of this to go on near berkeley. >> reporter: many held signs but others covering their faces vandalized property. it erupted in fire, flames shooting through the air burning a nearby tree. some grabbed these barriers and smashed in these windows at the student union leaving a trail of destruction behind. >> i definitely think the students went way too far. they crossed the line by vandalizing the property and putting on fires. >> reporter: the berkeley college republicans invited
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yiannapolis who they say raised sexist ideas. one student with a make america great again hat walked into a crowd and was surrounded. as emotions flared, police announced the event canceled. but after they demanded the crowds disperse, many stayed. it turned into a dance party for some celebrating what they call a victory. the university tells us several people suffered minor injuries in the chaos. in berkeley, i'm jessica flores, cbs news. this morning the australian prime minister maintains relations with the u.s. remain very strong, but he's refusing to comment on a report that an angry and aggressive president trump cut short their first phone conversation. the call came saturday after several conversations with other world leadersnd
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prime minister trudeau was the worst call by far according to the report. the trump administration is also playing hard ball with iran. hena daniels is here in new york. hena, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. trump's secretary secretary of state rex tillerson will deliver remarks. on top of his agenda, concerns within the state department and the travel ban that will make america less safe. president trump presided over secretary of state rex tillerson's swearing-in ceremony wednesday night. >> you bring skills and deep deep insight into foreign diplomacy our nation needs. >> reporter: before taking to twitter accusing iran of taking over more of iraq after the u.s. has squandered more than 3
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trillion dollars there. >> iran is now feeling emboldened. as of today we are officially putting iran on notice. >> reporter: on twitter last night he also blasted a deal. it was settled in the united states. the agreement was reportedly at the heart of a contentious phone call between mr. trump and australia's prime minister over the weekend. >> did he hang up the phone to you earlier than you expected? >> i'm not going to comment on these reports of a conversation. australians know me very well. i always stand up for australia. >> reporter: president trump's travel ban on refugees and immigrants has prompted about 900 state department officials to sign a memo. they say it will have, quote, little practical effect in improv
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only result in a drop of international good will toward americans. and bowing to criticism the white house issued a clarification yesterday saying anyone with a green card is fully exempt from the executive orders travel restriction. anne-marie. >> hena daniels in new york. thank you very much, hena. secretary of defense james morning. his next stop is japan. and the nomination of jeff sessions as attorney general is headed to the full senate. the senate judiciary committee approved sessions' nomination yesterday. the vote followed some contentious exchanges. democrats are worried about sessions' dmitment to civil rights. the senate finance committee approved tom price as health secretary and steve mnuchin as
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treasury secretary. democrats boycotted that meeting. >> by gosh, to not be here and participate that's a total negation of their duties as senators and i think it's pathetic. >> two of the republican senators say they won't support bet is devos after hearing from their constituents. >> they're concerned as mine do on mrs. devos's lack of experience with public education and the lack of knowledge that she portrayed in her confirmation hearing. >> lisa murkowski and susan collins are concerned about devos's commitment to public education. the u.s. acknowledges there were civilian casualties in the yemen raid where a navy s.e.a.l. was killed. they called in an air strike on a house and it turns out there were civilians inside. the u.s. central command said in a statement,
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peninsula has a horrifying history of hiding women and children in an area where there are camps. president trump made a visit to the dover air force base to honor the fallen. owens' remains was returned yesterday. he was 36 years old and highly decorated. he's the first known service meb kno to have been killed since president trump took office. there was a pivot to an issue that bothered him since the weekend of his inauguration. a retracted report regarding the removal of the mlk bus from the oval office. >> they said the statue, the bust of dr. martin luther king was taken out of the office and it was never even touched. so i think it was a disgrace, but that's the way the press is. very
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>> that's just the latest criticism of the media by the trump administration. in an interview last week with "the new york times," top adviser steve bannon says the media should, quote, keep its mouth shut. ahead on "cbs this morning," we take a look at how steve bannon is shaping the presidency. officials are trying to win the release of two hostages being held by prisoners. inmates at the prison in smyrna took four corrections department workers hostage yesterday but released two. the prisoners told the "news journal" in wilmington, they acted over concerns about the leadership of donald trump, everything he did and all the things he's doing now. well, coming up on the morning new, lean in harder. facebook executive sheryl sandberg has a hopeful message for women amid challenging times. and a former president is set to take part in aup
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areas of production. mike and jan? the daily white house press briefing is going high tech. they took questions for journalists around the country via skype. sean spicer said he would open it up to reporters who lacked the passes to access the building. hillary clinton is writing a book including two essays on her run for the white house. the publisher says it will be out september 26th, but no title so far. rest easier today and tonight ollie the bob cat is back home. in fact she never left. she was trapped near the birdhouse. she got a little cut on her paws during her run, but she looks okay. she went missing on monday, and it sparked a citywide search,
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>> that's a quick look at what is going on. the news at 4:30 starts right now. good morning, thank you for joining us. 43degrees, and it looks like it's going to be a greet day i'm mike hydeck. >> and i'm jan jeffcoat, and it's ground hog day. allyson, i know it's your favorite. >> you're trying to egg me on a bit. they know it's my least favorite day. the ground hog drives me crazy. we are going to see cloudy skies. michael & son camera, 43 degrees. warmer than we were this time yesterday. d
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frederick at 37 degrees, and it's chilly year up there. we are 10 degrees warmer than we were at this time yesterday. winds were higher into the overnight hours, and it's going to be breezy today, no windy. winds about 10 to 20 miles an hour gusting, and a good mix of sun and clouds. temperatures remaining into the 40s for much of the day, but the high temperatures reaching 50 degrees no a bad day ellen. >> i can't wait to hear what the ground hog has to say. i trust him so much! she really does hate the day, guys. there's possibly an accident with the vehicles here. the iyc is moving okay, no reports of an accident on the outer loop of largo this is headed into dc, and you should be fine.
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325, and the construction on alantown road. breaking news from overnight, nearly 50 firefighters responded to a house fire in dickerson, maryland. you can see the fire completely destroyed the front of the home. fortunately everyone who was initially trapped was able to make it out. now to a story you will only see on 9. a dc schools employee is headed to a plea deal for pushing coe cocain. rita gray hired four women to to move the drugs to the u.s. the women got caught where wearing special underwear. >> someone who is


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