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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, may 26th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." republican gianforte wins the election one day after being charged with grabbing a reporter and slamming him to the ground. his victory and an apology. jared kushner sunday fbi scrutiny as the russian investigation reaches into the white house. investigators want to know about his meetings with russia's ambassador and a russian banker. plus the largest wetlands in north america under assault from human activity. we're live in
everglades with a massive t sav grass. but we begin with today's o"eyepener," your world in 90 seconds. >> i need to share something from my heart. when you make a mistake, you have to own up to it. that's my way. >> gianforte will face criticism onece het gs to town. >> he has the moniker of body slam congressman. he has to prove to the people of montana. president trump's son-in-law under scrutiny. >> i think nepotism run wild. >> i think it's a whole lot of nothing. jared has been very willing to go before the congress to talk about it. >> this comes as members of nato -- >> nato members must finally contribute their fair share and meet their financial obligations. >> intelligence officials are ramping up their investigation into monday's attack in
a potentially manchester bomber >>an unluckyrt sta for people with bad weather. >> police are still looking for this galloping gourmet. >> ahall tt -- >> milestone night for lebron james. passes michael jordan on the all-time scoring list. >> penguins win it and they go to the finals. >> -- and all that matters -- >> president trump appears to just push aside monte nay grow's prime minister e.ther what was that? >> is he a president or bridesmaid positioning to catch the bouquet. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> brian, brian! >> this guy might be the most enthusiastic player on "price
right" ever. he walked home w $31,500. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> that's great. >> yes. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle king is off so alex wagner is here. >> good to be here. >> good morning. montana's candidate was charged with assault for body slamming a reporter. he won the election. he received around 50% of the vote. >> he celebrated but he also apologized for wednesday's confrontation and this is the second time democrats have lost a special house election scene
trump. barry pederson is in boseman, montana. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the boseman chronicle says it all. he apologized for attacking the reporter. he seemed both happy and humbled. >> i should not have responded in the way that i did and i'm sorry. >> and you're forgiven. >> greg gianforte apologized directly who to the reporter who said he body slamming him. on wednesday he released an audio recording after he asked him about the house legislation. gianforte was later charged with
guys. the last time you came in here, you did the same thing. get the hell out of here. get the hell out of here. the last guy did the same thing. are you with the "guardian?" >> yes. and you just broke my glasses. >> the last time you did the same damn thing. >> you just broke my glasses. >> that's not the person i am and not the way i'll lead this state. >> paul ryan was among the house republicans who urged him to apologize. republicans poured millions into this race. president trump even put out a robocall. >> he's a wonderful guy. he knows how to win. he's going to win for you. >> gianforte's appearance appeared to take his apology at face value. >> do you think this puts it behind him? >> i honestly do. i think, you know, this is part of life. >> reporter: republican leaders say gianforte's victory is a
do you see this as a vot for th the president? >> yes, i do. >> reporter: why? >> because they wanted policy to succeed. >> reporter: gianforte face as $500 fine or six months in jail or both. representative paul ryan said this morning that elections are about choices and as the speaker said, montanans made their choice. alex? >> barry, thanks. cbs news has confirmed president trump's son-in-law and senior adviser jared kushner is under fbi investigation. it has to do with the transition between u.s. and russia bankers and ties to moscow security russia is accused of meddling with the 2016 election and possible collusion with the
jeff pegues is outside this morning. good morning. >> good morning. he was a key figure during the campaign and during the transition to the white house. investigators are scrutinizing his actions and interactions with russian officials and whether they included something improper. after traveling with the president for most of his overseas trip, mr. trump's son-in-law jared kushner returned to the u.s. amid new revelations about the scope of the russia investigation. cbs news has confirmed that part of the investigation includes scrutinizing kushner's contacts with russian officials. kushner has acknowledged meeting with sergey kislyak in december. he then arranged for him to meet with the russian owned b.e.g. bank. the investigators are looking into the nature of the contacts as part of its ongoing fb i
counter intelligence investigation. kushner's attorney released a statement saying mr. kushner previously volunteered to share with congress what he knows about these meetings. he will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry. kushner has offered to meet with the senate intelligence committee, which is also cond t conducting a separate investigation. >> there was no collusion. >> since he took office the president has dismissed the russian investigation as a scam and a witch hunt. >> the entire thing has been a which hunt and there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign very. >> but the fbi continues to expand those close to him and the campaign. also former campaign chairman paul manafort, security adviser michael flynn, policy adviser carter page and president trump's long-time fd
stone. there has been a flurry of new developments related the russian investigation in recent days. a white house official acknowledged that and said that everyone gets their moment in the hot seat and circus. norah. >> all right, jeff. thank you. president trump is in italy this morning meeting with other leaders of the world's biggest economies. the group of seven posed together before discussing security and climate change. margaret brennan is there with the president. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. some fractures between the u.s. and its allies are visible on the president's final stop. a sharp contrast to that warm reception he got in the middle east. all six major industrialized powers are trying to convince trump of the merits o free trade and the global threat of climate
change. leaders will urge the president nhouti gases. the president has not yet decided.iden trump told japan's prime minister that his focus is on security cooperation. he will also see uk prime minister theresa may who yesterday spoke to him about leaks from u.s. officials regarding the manchester attack. >> intelligence that he shares between law enforce mnlts agencies must remain secure. >> president trump said leaks of sensitive information poses a threat to our national security. after that he drew attention with some aggressive posturing, brushing by the prime minister of montenegro and with two intense handshakes with france's president. >> 22 o 23 the nations' presidents are not paying what theyul
increase military spending but he is the first to not explicitly commit to nato's defense clause. an attack on one is an attack on all. he made no mention of the aggression in europe. eu leader donald tusk says the allies do not see eye to eye. >> i'm not 100% sure we can say today, we meaning mr. president and myself that we have a common position, common opinion about russia. >> charlie, after the next 24 hours of meetings, president trump returns to washington on saturday. >> thanks margaret brennan in sicily. cbs contributor and "face the nation's" moderator john dickerson. good morning.
he says he's of the investigation or the focus of investigation. what is he? >> well, we don't know because we don't have the full scope of what the fbi has, but what we do know is that he is very, very close to the president and so there is a wonderful source of information both on the specific question of russia and any contacts and collusion with the trump campaign. but then secondarily on h question of efforts the president may have taken to impede the investigation, which is one o the things being investigated now, he would have had conversations probably with jared kushner just because of his proximity. so he's a font of information even if he himself is not under any pressure for anything he specifically did. >> so they're looking for all of these contacts for information from him. >> yes. they're looking at specific contacts that he had. also, remember, what
election w contacts with the russian ambassador before the elections took place. that's just one distinction. but he's in the inner circle. any time you want to talk to someone in the inner circle to get information if not else. >> cbs is also reporting that he's sheikh up his communications team having a team inside the white house and outside the white house to do messaging to combat these probes. where does that place them in terms of the focus of what the white house wants to do. >> it's just a messaging problem and not anything else. this is a very familiar thing with presidents. but the challenge here that is new with this president is it is often the words from the president himself ha undermines the messaging capability of the white house. with not only the staff of the white house, the vice president, his national security advi
and so that is a problem that cannot be fixed with more hiring. secondarily there's a structure at the white house, which is you have many different channels of control and information and people doing what they call end runs thewho of white houses and that can'tfixed either. those are all big changes. >> john, over in europe the president berated nato members for not paying their fair share for defense. beyond that it was awkward and unusual interaction. how do you grade that leg of the president's foreign trip? >> it depends. if it's on stagecraft, yes, there were a few bumpy moments. when i spoke with gates, he said the issue is getting nato members o focus more on their contrion
previous presidents. so the tough language that the president uses that irritates nato members may actually be getting some of the results that he wants. >> and let's talk about montana, the special election there. not a big surprise that he ended up winning, but was it a lost opportunity for the democrats? >> well, it was one the democrats thought they could have a run at. this is a public seat to pick up. this was before the body slamming incident so democrats would have liked to have had it. but the thing that will really -- really this is about what will happen in 2018 and we always overread the special elections so this one was crazy for all of its own reasons, but the challenge for republicans is where their president's approval rating is when we get closer to the 2018 races. >> john
it's the retired general's first since joining. he looks at the terror threat in the u.s. and why his department may order a laptop ban on flights from europe. attorney general jeff sessions says president trump's temporary travel ban is lawful and vows to take the fight to the supreme court. the trump administration lost an appeal yesterday. in a 10-3 vote the court of appeals upheld a ruling blocking the president's order. the president wants to block muslim nations from traveling for 90 days. the chief judge wrote it drips with intolerance. 15-year-old megan hurley is the latest victim killed in the attack to be
her brother was reportedly injured by the ast. that means all 22 people who died have been identified. armed police patrolled the major london transit hub as part of a big security boost around britain. mark phillips is in manchester with new details of the investigation. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is day four of raids and arrests as police try to get behind the network of the bombing. they say they're making progress except that the security threat still hanging over the country is critical. this time it's a barbershop in the area of south manchester where the bomber lived. police cut their way into the shop early h morning and have taken material away. this might have been a laptop. another said sal ma
barber essentially times. what was once a normal neighborhood isn't anymore. >> i'm amazed how one night everything was fine and the next day something so horrible -- i'm speechless. i don't know what to say. >> reporter: after another arrest overnight, police were holding eight people, but they're still not sure terror network including its bomb making capacity has been neutralized. h the latest armed police have been placed on some trains, more it seems as a confident building measure than a response to a specific threat. that spat, by the way, between british and u.s. offices over the leaking of intelligence, manchester police now say they're sharing
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donald trump was there for the nato summit and this morning he met with emmanuel macron. he might have what has turned out to be his most controversial handshake this morning. >> but actually macron is the one crushing trump's hands. take a look at the close-up of the handshake. look at that. that's what i call a french press. much has been made about how the president shakes hands. >> that was a white-knuckled handshake right there. >>
he said h morning he doesn't have a probe with germany, just german trade. the report said apparently the germans are bad, very bad. the president reportedly went on to say, look at the millions of cars that they sell in the u.s. terrible. we're going to stop that. here's a look at some of this morning's other headlines. they attacked two buses that were taking christians to a monastery south of cairo. at least 16 other people were wounded. egypt's coptic region had been the target of several attacks. "usa today" confirms that an air strike led by the u.s. killed more than 100 iraqi civilians. the strike on the 17th hit a building in mosul. david martinep
"the new york times" says president trump is considering a big change in the government's student loan program. the plan would shift oversight from the education department to the treasury. backers say that would streamline management of loans totally $1.4 trillion. critics fear student needs could be overlooked. >> the "los angeles times" says rock singer chris cornell's funeral is today. the soundgarden singer committed suicide last week. he was just 52 years old. he'd be buried in a private cemetery. a public viewing of his gravesite will follow. "variety" says a hacking threat against disney appears to be a hoax. they claimed they stole the new "pirates of the caribbean" movie that opens today. they had demanded a ransom. they now believe the claims were false j and "usa today"
headlights are could pose a risk. they gave poor reports for small suvs, mid size cars and pickups. the family of an arkansas man is suing the jail he died in. the family claims he was denied adequate medical care. michael sabbie died in 2015 just days after he was locked up at the bistate justice center. the video maus be disturbing to watch. this is recorded by a jail staffer. it appears to show his heavy breathing and weak condition as he was taken back to his cell. omar villafranca is in texas, good morning. >> good morning. his family said the jail knew he had serious medical conditions and did not get him help when he needed i
sabbie's attorney gave us video. it's worth noting cbs has not been able to awe then tate the video. surveillance video from michael sabbie's attorney shows sabbie to the ground. according to his attorney he wasn't feeling well. a second video taken by a jail employee purportedly shows what happened after sabbie is on the floor. he's held down on the ground by six guards and pepper sprayed. brought to a jail nurse for less than a minute. rinsed off and returned to his cell. during the 9 1/2-minute video he says he can't breathe 19 times and he asks for water. >> please, water, please. >> reporter: the next morning
35-year-old dead on his jail cell floor. >> he's a medically vulnerable person. he reported at intake he had hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and as asthma. >> reporter: erik heipt is representing the family. the suit claims jail staff didn't give sabbie's his medications, ignored his labored breathing, and used excessive force. lasalle owns this jail and four others across the street. they said last october they comply with the texas jail commissions standards. heipt says the family wants justice for the father of four. >> they want this in the hopes that this sort of thing doesn't happen to anyone else. >> reporter: according to jail protocol, somebody was supposed
she did but later admitted to lying. norah? >> really disturbing story. omar, thank you so much. an oklahoma man is charged with first-degree murder after leading police on a high-speed chase across runways at tulsa international airport. dash cam video shows jerry newman driving a stolen truck. wednesday he hit another car head on killing the driver. police say newman was on the wrong side of the highway. he left the scene and was arrested several hours later. lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers are going back to the nba finals. james scored 35 points as the cavaliers beat boston to wrap up the eastern conference title. the defending champions will play the golden state warriors in the finals for a third year in a row. james also set a new
night. he passed michael jordan to become the all-time leading playoff scorer. >> for my name to come up in a discussion with the greatest basketball player of all time, it was like wow. i did pretty much everything that m.j. did when i was a kid. i shot fadeaways before i should have. i didn't go bald like mike, but i'm getting there. >> there he is. it's going to be good that i know. >> humility even in victory, lebron james. >> the nba finals begin next week. >> make your bets. all right. a plan is in the works the make the country's largest wetlands wetter. manual bojorquez is there. >> reporter: there's no place like this on earth but they've claimed half of the ever glasd. we'll tell you what's being done to protect this river of grass
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largest wetlands of its kind, but it's been under assault for generations by residential development, water diversion, and pesticide run adjustment now a massive proposal is one step closer to putting fresh water back into the ecosystem. it covers more than 2,000 square miles of south florida. now, that is about twice the size of rhode island. manuel bojorquez is on the edge of the everglades to show how some of its natural balance could be restored. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there really is no other place like this on earth. home to the dense forests and immense savannah of saw grass. a bird's-eye view is the only way to appreciate the scale and scope. now some of the
species calling this h sounding the alarm for america's help of these unique stretchlands. the roseate spoonbills necessary here. the spoonbills need small freshwater feed and those are disappearing from the glades. how disturbing a trend is it? >> it's very scary. we receive saltwater intrusion which is also very dangerous. it changes the habitat and makes it less productive. >> reporter: jerry lorenz of the audubon society says it's more than birds. it's changing the eco balance. what have we done to the everglades? >> the biggest thing is andre
>> for development and agriculture. people looked at that and said, what a waste of land, it's fertile, let's andre it. >> reporter: during the rainy season the overflow would filter through the everglades all the way to florida bay, but development has blocked much of that natural flow. this is what one part of the glades looked leak in 1970 and this is just 30 years later. >> we've already lost 50% of the everglades? >> that's about right. >> is the rest of it salvageable? >> yes. the only way to do that is to restore the flow. >> the diversion and disruption of the water are responsible for alegy blooms in recent years. now nearly 20 years after a major everglades restoration plan was first agreed upon, the florida senate approved a $1.5 million reservoir to collect and send some ofhe
hrough the everglades. >> this allows us to restore somewhat of that connection so we can provide fresh water to everglades national park and essentially the bay. >> he's an ecologist. >> it's giving back some of the water that made the ever grades the ever grades. >> absolutely. >> reporter: beneath the surface another danger lurks. sea level rise. it could taint the drinking water for eight million people in south florida. >> this is a marsh that has been exposed to saltwater intrusion. >> reporter: dr. tiffany troxler has walked us out to one of her projects to show us how saltwater has damaged some vital plants. >> when we measured it we thought it was three times higher. >> reporter: she says that makes reintroduction of fresh water
everglades are beyond the tipping point, she toay we got ourselves into this mess, we can figure out how to get ourselves out of it. >> reporter: to be sure, the reservoir project still has a long way to do. congress must approve the federal share of funding and it must still be built. out of 68 projects as part of the master everglades restoration plan, only six are currently under construction. alex? >> manuel, thanks. the v glades are really a natural wonder. that absolutely. it's wonderful to drive from the east to the west or west to east and drive right through it small hop, skip, and a jump. ahead, dr. tara narula, why 2,600 suffer from allergies but others are immune. plus, we'll show you new nasa images
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it's friday, may 26th, 2017. everybody's happy. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, the latest from sicily. the last stop of president trump's first foreign trip. and nick thompson is in studio 57 with a new strategy for facebook. why it's looking for content from other big websites. but first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> republicans have a big victory in montana one day after the candidate was charged with bomb slaling a reporter. >> gianforte. >> investigators are
scrutinizing his actions and si officials. >> how do you grade that leg of the president's foreign trip? >> there were aew f bumpy moments but tough language that irritates nato members may actually be getting the results that they want. >> day four of a day of unrest as police try to unravel the network of bombings. >> lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers areng goi back to the nba finals. >> they'll have six days. >> it as going to good. >> ceo politician has been making rounds on this indianapolis accident. check out how this guy arrives at the airport. i mean how badass is that. he doesn't even know that guy. >> announcer: this morning's
"eye opener" at 8:00 is presents by liberty insurance. >> that's how charlie arrives at the airport. he just pushes his bag and someone's there to catch it. >> i'm charlie rose with alex wagner and norah o'donnell. gayle king is off. jared kushner, donald trump's son-in-law and adviser. he met with a russian banker and ambassador from moscow in december. >> kushner's attorney said, quote, mr. kushner previously volunteered to share with congress what he knows about these meetings. he do the same if he is contacted with any of form of inquiry. others, paul manafort, former national security adviser miegal flynn. campaign policy
page and roger stone. president trump is in it hi for the final stop of his overseas trip. he's meeting with other leaders at the g7 summit. economic growth, terrorism, and security are on the agenda. margaret brennan is traveling with the president. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president trump said he wants to focus on security issues telling japan's prime minister shinzo abe he wanted to specifically target the nuclear threat from north korea. but this is a gathering of the world's rich etc. nations, seven of them in tote and and this is really about free trade. that's what it is going to be focused here with germany's chancellor and with eu leaders. president trump is under a lot of pressure and some of these fractures have come to the familiar, parly these differences over free trade.
at nato yesterday. that military alliance which is meant to counter russian influence and aggression in europe really became a counterterrorism summit because president trump said that's where he thinks their focus should be. he really ruffled some feathers because he did not specifically recommit to that defense idea. the strike against one is a streerk against all. and so that has added to some of the insecurity among some of america's closest allies that president trump may indeed break up some of these international agreements, such as the commitment to the paris agreement on climate change, the iran nuclear accord, all of this. and so there is not in any way reassurance that president trump seems to be offering here. he seems to be very much sticking to some of those campaign pledges of saying he's going to reconsider these agreements that america has brokered with our closest allies. so we will see what happens in
president trump heads next to washington and that's where we are told over the next few weeks he will be making those decisions about the climate change accord and other issues. >> margaret brennan in sicily. thanks, margaret. when the president returns home he will change his source of strategy for communicating. he'll propose to set up messaging teams inside and outside the white house. >> they would handle rampant response and improved messaging. it would be different from the current structure. ice not clear if the president will sign off on the changes. cbs news has also confirmed the white house has identified three leakers of classified information. they are expected to be fired. facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg is telling harvard graduates to take risks and create a purpose for today's world. he joked about giving a speak at his old school more than a decade after he dropped out. >> i'm
you accomplished something i never could. if i get through this speech today, it will be the first time i actually finished something here at harvard. >> facebook has grown to more than 1.9 billion users since zuckerberg launched the company from his dorm room in 2004. reuters reports they have signed deals with entertainment sites like "buzzfeed" for its upcoming original service. facebook did not comment on that report. nick thompson is editor and chief of "wired." good morning, nick. >> good morning. >> they say it's on the same order as mobilmobile. what does that say? >> initially it was facebook live. turns out they didn't have quite the engagement they thought but they did have a lot of
professional videos and now they're pushing very hard into that and there are going be a lot more like youtube. >> with commercial breaks to make people money. they're trying to be the new form of tv. >> is it going to be new, entertainment? what are we talk about this. >> they see engagements at youtube and they want younger children. those ages 18 to 24 are using snapch snapchat. >> everyone seems to be getting into this. snapchat may get into this. >> there's a belief in all of these tech companies you can create much more information visually than you can with words and internet is going to be basically images and not text. people engage with video much more than they do with text. you can see facebook is putting a camera front and center and video and they're going for high-quality content. >> if they canak
used in hollywood, could this mean they replace television networks and -- >> easy now, easy now. >> i think that they're going to be wary about this. so facebook has always had this tension. are we a publisher or a platform. do we create content? they always said, no, no, no. we're a platform, not a publisher. now they're getting more and more like a publisher. >> for example, you talked to some people in the cable business or in hollywood. they worry about facebook and they worry about apple because they've got so much money. >> they've got so much money and they've got massive ambitions and so much data. when they're trying to figure out what show to fund, they know every single thing about people and they know their moods at any single moment and promote the right show to them. ads the algorithms get better, they'll be pushing the shows when they want them. >> netflix a
>> and amazon. facebook has much more data than any of them. >> what about mark zuckerberg? he gave a very good commencement. he's upped his game. >> he's given speech, anecdotes, upped his game. nice suit. he's been training very hard for this moment and he's gotten better at the performance of it. >> and he wore a good suit. >> he did. >> and a tie that and the whole kit and kaboodle. >> he started with nice jokes. >> he's more comfortable. congratulations. nick thompson, thank you so much. pthan double by the year 2040. our dr. tara narula is in our toyota green room with the allergies that make millions suffer and the best way to try
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in our "morning rounds," the science of seasonal allergies. medium high and medium pollen counts are spread across much of the country this morning. you can see them here highlighted in orange and yellow. around 26 million americans find themselves sneezing and wheezing every year. we spent $2.7 billion last year on nonprescription allergy remedies. our dr. tara narula is with us to explain the what, the why, the when, the how. >> commissary. >> yes. who decides? >> it's a constant play between genetics and the environment. people who have allergic disease, they have a threat that some of us considers harmless. they sound the
they have antibodies that bind . what does a his a mean do? it causes a sneeze reflex to dispel the allergen. it dilates blood vessels which stimulates that. all creating a misery. but in an attempt to get rid of the intruder. >> is it an evolutionary response? >> some biologists think it is. they think it's a holdover to thinks people were allergic to in past. there are parasites that resemble proteins to treat allergens or pollen. in addition, those that we produce are similar to the ones we produce for parasite shas what about the idea that people seem to be getting more and more allergies than before? is there anything to the
se. jean hygiene hypothesis? >> when you're in your mother's womb, your mother does it. you do that by fighting off pathogens that are real. if you don't get that experience, it is possible that your immune system becomes misdirected, misregulated and you basically attack things that resemble harmless things. >> and then you reach adulthood and you have the symptomsing what should you do? >> you can see your an all gist. take medications, shots, and tablets that can help. also take precautions like staying indoors during 5:00 to 10:00 a.m. washing your clothes, taking a shower, washing your sheets, get sunglasses and a hat. there are lots of things you can do. >> thank you. >> fascinating. a federal
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one family has more than usual to celebrate this graduation season. >> reporter: the flennoys don't have one graduate. they have five. dean reynolds brings us this inspirational family in beecher, illinois. >> lawanda flennoy. >> reporter: it was a special day for lawanda flennoy. for 25 years she worked full-time to raise her three daughters, so finally earning an associate degree this month was especially sweet. >> everybody give lawanda a hug. >> reporter: but the best part
gr at the same time. >> so this is like a happy coincidence? >> absolutely. >> for them. not so much for me. it was expensive. >> reporter: her daughter has graduated cum laude and is heading off to ford. paris is heading off to apple. jade is graduating from high school and plans to attend illinois state and 4-year-old brooklyn is about to graduate from prekindergarten. if you're keeping score, that's three generations, five family members all graduating in 2017. >> i suppose you must have seen yourself as a role model. >> i just saw myself as their mother and taking on the role of their mother and making sure they were the best person they could be. >> and was she a role model? >> absolutely. >> absolutely. we wouldn't be here today
>> what was the feeling when you were up there on the stage? >> it was overwhelming. >> what did you all think when you saw your mother up there? >> it's really exciting because this is something we've been working for so long and to see her doing it, it was something i was really, really exciting that and lawanda flennoy isn't stopping. she plans to get her bachelor's degree in psychology as soon as she can. >> it sourchlds like you have very high goals for yourself in addition to your children. >> absolutely. absolutely. i have to set an example. >> and that she has. >> good job. congratulations. >> thank you, baby. >> for "cbs this morning," dean reynolds, beecher, illinois. >> this is an american story. the belief in education is the key to your future? and it's never too late to go back and get that degree, right? flennoy women, go for it. >> i know. congratulations to all of them.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." norah had to leave a little early for a graduation. john kelly is in the toyota green room. wheel talk about the newest security threats and how it could affect your travel. new research reported by the "chicago tribune" could explain how whales evolved into giants. scientists studied the gradual development of toothful whales like hunchbacks. they found that the oceans changed that produced most of the small fesh that whales eat. they ate
and tim reports police accidentally discovered a field of opium poppies. police say the suspect confessed prematurely. the person who answered the door said, i get you're here for the opium. authorities found a field of opium in the back worth about $5 million. he was charged with manufacturing and trafficking drugs. the manchester bombing is raising concerns about the current terror threat in the united states. national security is this morning's top ek in our series "issues that matter." secretary john kelly gave a sobering update on terrorism yesterday to congress. >> as horrible as manchester was, my expectation is we ar going see a lot more of that kind of attack. >> the secretary also said his department is watching a number of very sophisticated advanced
threats. secretary kelly is in studio 57. we're very pleased to have you. welcome. >> thanks, charlie. >> looking at the terrible tragedy in manchester, do we expect an attempt of that nature here in america? >> the reality is they're attempting things all the time. the very good news is we have tremendous professionals working around the world. dsh doing the home game fight. thus far we've been successful in keeping an attack from overseas coming here, but we -- we have some vulnerabilities. >> what are they? >> well, we're a free and open society. that's the greatest news in the world to people like us. but at the same time it's a vulnerability. we're restricted and should be on collecting too much data on private citizens. you have to commit a crime in th
after you. so it is a vulnerability, but it's one we work with. so long as we are vigilant, and we are day in and day out, as i say the greatest americans protect us every day, fbi, cia, dia, homeland security. we have to be perfect and we have been since 9/11. >> intelligence is always critical. >> huge, huge. intelligence sharing, huge. >> we talk about soft targets. are they recommending americans do anything specific? >> we have no specific credible threat right now. that doesn't mean it couldn't happen but we don't have a credible threat. the old if you see something, say something. report, report, report to your local law enforcement. if something seems out of whack, whether it's an unintended
strangely, i don't have t paranoid or crazy about this. every citizen in my view is an intelligence tlekter, not in the sense of watching people too closely, but if you see something, say something. >> as we increase our security, our intelligence, our defenses, are they also, those who wish us harm, getting more sophisticated, more talented, and better at it. >> yes. you know, the range of threats that we watch from the very, very sophisticated threat of trying to take an airplane down in flight to a threat like we saw in manchester, which is quite sophisticated to the very sophisticated running people down on westminster bridge or attacking people with a machete. we've had four terrorist attacks in four pla
manchester, philippines, and indonesia. again, it hasn't happened here. we're forward leaning with our laws but forward leaning with concern. >> the british intelligence service expressed their dismay over leaks from the united states. the president has ordered a review to find out where those likes are coming from. >> i'm not. no one's perfect. no organization is perfect. i have to tell you after the bombing i called my counterpart in the uk. offered our condolences. she brought the issue up with me. she has an absolute right to be furious about these leaks and the exact light thing for the president to do is get the investigators on it. find out who it is. it's totally unacceptable particularly when it comes
this. >> what's the most ior say to t travelers as they travel this summer? >> the most important thing would simply be to bear with the process. you know, in the last several month, my tsa people are just phenomenal people. you know, you see the person that gives you a little bit of inconvenience while you go through the gate. by the way, they're protecting your lives. you see that but it's a very large deep organization. from what you see at the airports to scientific research to try to make the travel process safer. go on the tsa website. the average wait in america right now generally speaking going into the travel season for a person to go through the checkpoint, i think it's in excess of 90% of people wait for five minutes or less. and a very, very small mumbere obviously then. but all waits areer
minutes. >> we've heard reports that dsa is in talks to ban laptops from air flight flights. can you tell us about h? >> we have several threats. i'm pretty much in contact with my counter-parts in europe. this is not only the airline industry but ministers, sub ministers, that kind of thing. we're developing new protocols. we may still initiate that program where devices may be loaded in the cargo. there are a lot of safety issues working out. but we may expand. i
it took you roughly six months to become wonder woman. i don't want this to be taken as an insult. i've got 35 minutes. that's all i need. >> that's so great. >> show him. show him. >> you didn't think of this, did you. that's how we do it in boston. >> did you ever use these? >> yes. you can block bullets. >> i bet they're going to put in posts. they're going put in bullets. >> that's very good. >> i can't wait. go, koenen. the magic of television. "wonder woman" hits movies next week. "wonder
big bucks like "bay watch" and "pirates of the caribbean" that opens today. is this finally the moment we've been waiting for? female action blockbuster? >> i really hope. so i think it's great. "wonder woman" is obviously a title we know about. there was a tv show in the '70s. it looks fun. she knows what she's doing. she was in the army in israel for a while. and it has a great cast. >> there's a lot riding on it. >> there's a lot riding on it. on flip side there's an "atomic blond" that's excellent that
stars shcharlizer thi. she's having a ka mon sans or whatever. she was in "big little eyes" that hbo series and she's in the remake of "begoaled," the clint eastwood movie of the '70s. that's investigate a great cast. kirsten dunst and a lot of people in that one. >> it's not usually oscar bait but you're optimistic about contact lynn big lowe's "detroit." >> dunkirk, very famous battle. world war ii. that movie, i feel, could go all the way to it. the same
the riots of 1967. they're taking on big real life stories. >> i think it's fascinating. a lot of people don't know about dunkirk, flight from europe. >> the soldiers basically surrounded. 4,000 trap and how they got "cbs this morning" out and how it was actually the civilians. >> e'er year we're realizing the hollywood has recognized the potential of female directors as well as female stars that can do well and carry at the box office shoo inch by inch. >> slowly. >> inch by inch. we city have the juggernauts, tom cruise and -- >> that's not going to be any men in the unemployment line in hollywood. we're optimistic. christa smith, thank you for your time. tomorrow on "cbs this morning," a
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>> they're running. all i could hear was screaming. >> this was packed not just the number of victims claimed but for their kids, many of whom will not grow old. >> eight victims in all. >> twahis s an evil act. >> i won't call them monsters. they would have liked that term. they're losers. >> thousands of soldiers are being sent to stand guard all around the country to free up police. >> this city is claimed by bold israelis and palestinians and president trump wants to broker a peacel deaet bween the two. >>hese candidates can be a lot more. >> israeli officials find themselves many hahn of fire with the white house. >> we still don't know who these four climbers were or how
a night could prove -- >> and napping is not included. >> norah, hold him to your bosom. he needs rocking moo yes, he does. you're right. i do need this. >> can't go home smelling like a meth lab. >> wow. you're keeping those on, right? >> thanks for showing that? >> you're welcome. >> you've got moves, brian cranston. >> what does that mean? >> an intimacy course. are you going to kiss me? >> you're a little uncomfortable. >> mm-hmm. >> we can touch each other's fingers. i get a sense you're not as nervous now. >> come on, charlie. >> i think it applies to everything. how you feel about tables and everything. >> i do too. >> hey, what happensyou get on the table. >>
markette sheppard. and we are your hosts of great day washington this great friday. >> that's true. >> a lot of people going to be taking off work early today. >> why? >> why would you think? >> i didn't get a memo. >> i'm taking off work early. >> huh? >> i thought everybody did that the friday before the holiday. >> staying. i dig ditches after work. i'm excited for the weekend. we've got monday off, very excited. >> right, right, right. we all -- we love memorial day, and this weekend you can see stars like laurence fishburne, gary sinise, vanessa williams and renee fleming perform live on capitol hill. they'll be at the national memorial, it's little known fact i did this one year. you can catch a glimpse of the show on saturday because they're outside rehearsing all day. the actual concert is sunday night. it airs live on pbs, then monday more star powe
catch one of today's great day guest, country music singer tom dixon. he's performing at d. c.'s memorial day parade. you don't have to wait until monday. you can catch him here later in the show. >> tom dixon is here? >> he brought a cd and t- shirts, and he sounds great guys. amazing. >> good guy, good beard, great beard. >> good beard? >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> beard guys, we got that going. >> i see it. i got a question for you. are you going to the beach this weekend? are you going to one of the top 10 beaches of 2017. we looked at what dr. beach had to say on his website, and it seems like the closest one to us here in the dmv is okracoke in the outer banks of north carolina. >> okay. representatives from massachusetts, coopers beach in new york got fifth place. florida got a few mentions as