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healthy shape. this i can do! captioning funded by cbs good morning to you. it's thursday, january 11th, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." a desperate search through deep mud continues this morning for more than a dozen people still missing after california's deadly mudslides. we'll hear from families looking for loved ones and a man who found a 2-year-old girl just in time. missouri's governor admits he had an affair before the election but denies the claim he tried blackmailing the woman to keep her quiet. we have the story uncovered by our st. louis affiliate kmob. a new report finds drinking water of more than 170 million americans may contain
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radioactive element linked to cancer. we'll show you how to quickly search what's been found in your water and how to protect yourself. and louisiana superintendent of a school says he's to blame for the arrest of a teacher. he talks about the uproar and threats he's received. but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> we'll go down to the creek and see what ke can find. >> it's absolutely horrific. >> a manhunt after california's mudslide. >> search dogs on the scene. >> this is going to be a long and difficult journey for all of us. >> president trump refused to answer whether he'll be interviewed. >> when they have no collusion and nobody's found any collusion at any level, it seems unlikely that you'd even have an interview. hours after his first state-of-the-state
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governor eric greitens said he had no affair. >> i'm looking at what happened. >> harvey weinstein was attacked in a restaurant in scottsdale, arizona. a man confronted the disgraced movie mogul. >> all that -- >> a crane is seen toppling over. >> -- and all that matters -- >> the key is what we call staying in the pocket. >> president obama talks about keeping his dance moves in check around the kids. >> they start doing like karate kicks. >> karate kicks. >> is that one of the things you do? >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> this is a cautionary tale that reminds us to always check for black ice before you go outside. i have to say i respect that he's able to laugh at himself enough
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more likely his wife was able to laugh and post that video. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> i didn't think the guy was going to make it when he was sliding down the thing, but jimmy's right. at least he can laugh about it. i'm gayle king with norah o'donnell and john dickerson. i like the sound of that. we zbichb with this. search crews are stilt racing to find victims still trapped in california's deadly mudslides. the wall of mud and debris killed at least 17 people. 17 others remain missing at this hour. >> we learn the identities of two people that died. they're mother and realtor rebec rebecca riskin anze school founder roy rohter. >> more than 75
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burba burbank, new video shows a car racing down a windy road trying to outrun rushing water and mud. carter evans is in montecito where hopes of finding survivors are dimming. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. rescue crews say they've covered about 75% of the search area, but the scale is so big, i've got to be honest with you. justice here.are hardly doing it imagine it's 4:00 a.m. you're sleeping in your home. you hear some rumbling. that's what everybody said. you wake up and wonder what's going on and, bam, you get slammed by boulders and a wall of mud. they don't just hit the home. they go right through it. this is a small boulder. most of them are the size of cars. the debris field from the deadly montecito mudslides covers 30 square miles. search dogs are assisting in the ongoing rescue effort, but for responders, time is running
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friends and family members are joining in the search as well. >> reporter: aden is desperately trying to find his mom josie. >> we're going to go down the creek and see what he can find. >> reporter: he said she was swept away clinging to the back door. her boyfriend was out there calling her name all night long. >> her bedroom's upstairs. if she would have just stayed upstairs. >> reporter: the mudslides destroyed at least 100 homes, damaged 300 more, mangled cars and downed power lines. even rescue teams are shocked. >> we don't see this. this is complete devastation. i mean multiple multiple homes that are completely destroyed, and still we have a lot of people that are unaccounted for. >> reporter: marco farrow's cell phone video captures the moment the powerful mud and debris ran downhill
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i ran as fast as i could, made it back to my house within 30 seconds of the flash flood hitting. >> reporter: it hit within a matter of minutes leaving many with no time to escape. >> as you can imagine, most of the injuries we saw related to this event were related to fast moving debris as you can't even fathom what these poor patients went to to finally make their way into the emergency room department. >> reporter: and even whose homes that were not affected by the mudslide are still going to have problems for quite some time. for instance, the water infrastructure in this area has been seriously damaged. there's no time line to fix it. the busy 101 freeway, there's still debris all over the place and it won't reopen until next week. >> i can't even fathom as the doctor said. carter, thank you so much. a wall of mud and debris slammed into the home of berkeley johnson tuesday. t
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anchor jeff glor about what he saw that night in an emotional discovery amid the destruction. >> i saw it. it was 20 feet high of just rock and cars and trunks of trees and it was higher than i was standing and i just ran for it. >> so you went to stay safe up on the roof. >> i was worried that we were going to end it there. >> did you think you were going to die? >> yeah. potentially. we got the family down, the dog down, and i started to look for other neighbors. we walked over there. i saw that debris pile and then we heard this little cry down in that muck in the middle of nowhere. it was a little baby, a little -- a little child up to its -- you know, tangled in the roots and the metal and the rock. you know, if we weren't standing within two feet of that thing, we would have never heard it. so many things
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get to the point where we were standing two feet away. this child was from nowhere. look around. there was no -- the child came from who knows where. there's no way we should have heard that child. >> the 2-year-old girl survived and was taken to the hospital. authorities later found her father. just think about that. >> it's just so good to hear some good news. i keep thinking the difference between upstairs and downstairs could be the difference between life and death. very frightening. president trump says he does not see why special counsel robert mueller would need to interview him for the russia investigation. he said this in a news conference after previously saying he would talk with mueller's team if asked. at one point yesterday the president said eight times in 90 seconds there was no collusion between his campaign and the russians. margaret brennan is at the white house. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. shortly before christmas, the special counsel approached the president's lrs
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conducting an interview with him. the president's legal team then began discussing the how and the when. but according to president trump, the answer may be never. >> it seems unlikely that you'd even have an interview. >> president trump refused to directly answer a question about whether he'd participate in an interview with special counsel robert mueller despite having said in june that he was 100% willing to give a statement. he again insisted there was no collusion between the trump campaign and russian operatives. >> there is no collusion. there's been absolutely no collusion. >> mr. trump did point to a precedent for a potential interview, comparing his situation to the hillary clinton e-mail investigation. >> hillary clinton had an interview where she wasn't sworn in, she wasn't given the oath, they didn't take notes, they didn't record. >> that's only partially true. the fbi did
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the 3.5-hour interview with hillary clinton in jewel 2016. >> for 11 months they've had this phone request cloud over this administration, over our government. >> the mueller group is now looking at possible charges over the firing of james comey as well as money laundering by campaign aides. they recently add cyber specialist ryan. >> we have certainly problems with north korea, but a lot of good talks are going on right now. >> reporter: after a call with moon jae-in, president trump remained hopeful for a diplomatic breakthrough. >> we had a great, great meeting and i had some great feedback from it. >> president trump said he would hold talks with north korea if conditions are right.
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to decide whether to renew sanctions, a decision that could imperil that deal to freeze its nuclear program. gayle? >> all right, margaret. thank you very much. the governor of missouri is rejecting allegations of blackmail this morning after admitting he cheated on his wife. republican eric greitens said it happened before the election. the woman said the governor threatened to reveal her identity. greitens' lawyer said that's just false. jericka duncan is here with more. good morning. >> good morning. our affiliate said the unnamed woman involved in the affair was the governor's hairdresser and her now ex-husband was the one who exposed her ex-husband in an alleged blackmail which included nude photographs. hours after his state-of-the-state address wednesday night,
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first term republican governor and former navy s.e.a.l. eric greitens admitted he was unfaithful to his wife. it appears to show the unnamed woman detailed her consensual sexual encounter with the governor with her then husband. >> i'll make you feel better. i want you to feel good. he tapes my hands to the rings and then put a blindfold on me. never mention my name. >> i'm a very proud husband and father. >> reporter: g
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ex-husband of the woman involved. kmov chose to protect his identity. >> i think it's it's as bad as it get when you take advantage of somebody. >> reporter: shortly after the report aired, he and his wife released a joint statement saying before eric was elected governor, there was a time he was unfaithful in our marriage. eric took responsibility. but despite the governor's admission, his attorney said the blackmail accusation is a lie saying the outrageous claims of improper conduct regarding these almost three-year-ago events are false. governor greitens said his wife has forgiven him and they've emerged stronger. meanwhile at least one member of the missouri state senate is already calling for his resignation. >> wow. >> what an odd story. tape and handcuffs or taping and pullups and hairdresser -- his
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i hope he's doing something differently. a very sad story all the way around. >> thank you, jericka. >> thank you, jericka. the faa is looking at a close call. the pilot of an arreromexico je approached the wrong runway. it was within a hundred feet of landing on top of another airliner. kris van cleave has more. good morning. >> good morning. this is the third time raising the obvious question why does it keep happening in san francisco. this time the aeromexico plane was less than a mile and way and descending when it was told go around. aeromexico flight 668 was on final approach to san francisco international airport tuesday morning after its five-hour trip from mexico city. >> aeromexico 668 runway. >> reporter: despite the
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aeromexico's landing on 28 right, it landed on 28 left. flight away listed the altitude for the aeromexico jet as being as low as 600 feet before air traffic control stepped in. the flight landed safely on its second approach, but this is the third known apparent close call on the runway at sfo since july. when a jet landed within 59 feet, four airliners were waiting on the taxi way to take off. >> where is this guy going? he's on the taxi way. >> reporter: and in october an air canada flight did not respond to repeated calls from the sfo tower to abort its landing. that crew blamed a radio problem. the ntsb is
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july incident and the faa will look into the one on tuesday. the faa has changed rules over the summer for nighttime landings and staffing at the airport's control tower. john? >> kris, thanks. the flu is causing more deaths and a higher number of cases. they report the flu is now widespread in 46 states. that's nearly four times as many as compared with the same time last year. 21-year-old kyler bachman died last weekdays after coming down with the flu. he did not have a flu shot. dr. tara narula is here with why this season is so dangerous. tara, good morning. >> good morning, john. flu seasons are notoriously difficult to predict and this one got off to an earlier start than usual. at the center of the threat is a more aggressive strain of the harus, making the disease even
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one in roughly 10,000 children under the age of 4 have been hospitalized with the flu this season. 8-month-old kingston smith is one of them. with his mother sherika right by his bedside. >> about four days ago he started breathing hard, vomit itting, having fever, so i drove here to the hospital, and, you know, they said, yes, we need to keep him. >> reporter: the diagnosis can get gravely serious. of the more than 100 who have died from the flu this season, 13 are children. >> especially it can cause a lot of complications. children can get severely sick, actually need to be in the icu. >> reporter: making problem worse this season is the type of flu that's spreading. h3n2. it techblds to hit younger and older people harder than others. >> this is a bad bug. >> the director of the influenza
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deaths. >> why is there so much more activity in the past few weeks? >> it's hard to say, but it's possible a lot of folks got together during the winter holidays and with all the folks able to get together, they transmit flu and take it and send it on to other folks. there's been a lot of that, cold air, cold this season, and because of those things, we can see a lot of influenza that gets transmitted. >> flu vaccines have been less effective in fighting h3n2 than other influenza flu viruses making this strain more difficult to contain. it's still to difficult to say how bad this flu season could be but the cdc says it could reach epidemic levels. >> you can still get a flu shot. >> you can and you should. new research on the threat from
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a louisiana school superintendent says the backlash is painful after law enforcement removed a teacher from a meeting for questioning his big raise. >> 28 years of my life i've dedicated to the students of this community. it's so hard to
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and i think the key is what we call staying in the pocket. right? >> staying in the pocket. >> you've got to stay in the pocket. >> former president barack obama shared his secret to successful dad dance moves with david letterman. he's the first guest on letterman's upcoming show on netflix. he talked about his daughter sasha bringing him on stage at the white house. >> this is about three or four months before he died. the prince asked sasha to come up and dance.
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surprises me because she always mocks my dancing. i think everybody here knows dads who get out of the pocket and they're trying stuff they can't really pull off. >> the full iner to view will be released friday on netflix. the new show is called "my next guest need ns know introduction with dave letterman. >> i like that. >> i never heard that analogy. >> it's football analogy. >> stay in your own lane. >> for me that means not getting on the dance floor at all. the pocket is the room in which there is no dancing. >> come on, john, everybody can do the two-step, side to side. >> you have to admit barack obama is cool. >> it's nice to know his own daughters are embarrassed by him. that's good. welcome back to "cbs this morning." here are three things you should know this morning. more than 100 ceos including
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apple's tim cook, and amazon's jeff bezos are signing about d.r.e.a.m.ers. the letter requests the legislation pass by january 19th. it says the imminent termination is creating an impending crisis for work forces all around the country. secretary ray lahood will lead an investigation into the travel chaos at the busiest airport jfk. lahood led the department of transportation during the obama administration. weather conditions and a massive water leaker known left thousands stranded. some were stuck for days. the investigation will begin next week. and two dog breeds were added to the american kennel club roster. the club will now
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nederlandse kooikerhondje. >> say that again. >> the nederlandse kooikerhondje. now, the dutch breed was originally trained to train dogs. >> the grand basset griffon vendeem is also added. the french breed is known for is cheerful personality. they're the first to be added to the prestigious roster since 2016. gayle, you try. >> you did it so well, i'm going to leave it alone. john pointed out you can't name a dog like that spot. it has to be poindexter or bentley or something. >> and you have to take a rest after you say it. a new report from the nonprofit environmental working group finds more than 170 million people are exposed to radium in their drinking
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cancer. anna werner is in brady, texas, where some of the highest levels of radium have been found. anna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. here in brady, texas, a lot of people are not turning on the tap. instead, they're reaching for the bottled water. they don't trust what's in the city's water supply. when dennis taylor moved with his wife and two kids back to her hometown of brady, texas, he quickly found out many hire don't drink the city water. >> i think i tried to drenk out of the tap water and it was like, whoa, whoa, whoa. we don't drink out of the tap water. >> reporter: but it was only recently he learned it has high levels of a radioactive substance, radium, a contaminant that is in the ground and winds up in aquifers. it violates the maximum allowable levels. the reason it's of concern,
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radium is a known carcinogen. >> it has been associated with increases in bone cancer. so exposure to radium, levels, even low cancers may increase the risk of cancer development. >> reporter: ewg collected water data from around the country and analyzed five different tests. radium was found around in all 50 states and they found in 27 states it exceeded the federal legal limit. the state with the most widespread contamination, ewg says, texas, where more than 3,500 utilities serving 228 million people reported finding radium. and in tiny brady with 550 residents, radium in wells is higher. they face a tough problem, how
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funding to get a new water treatment plant. >> the water treatment plant can't foot that bill, correct? >> it's going to cost $20 million. we're going to fix the water. it's just how painful it's going to be. >> reporter: other communities may not be aware of the risk. they created a database. you can search by zip code. something they say the epa should have done. >> the epa and safe drinking water act have largely failed the people. >> the group isn't just critical of the epa. it's on attack against a current member. ewg alleges that her agency
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deliberately falsified data. hartnett whites with questioned. they've been showing to senate republicans to convince them to vote against her. >> we can do better. the president can do better than this. they nominated a number of other people that have been reasonably good. >> do you think politically you have a reasonable chance of getting her stricken? >> you bet we do. you bet we do. >> reporter: back in brady, dennis taylor said he and his family won't be drinking the water for now. >> it's about making sure that you're putting the best stuff in you, and i believe we should be getting it from the tap, but that's not the reality today. hopefully in the future. >> reporter: now, we asked hartnett white for her response to those criticisms, but we're told she isn't doing any interviews. also the epa didn't respond to our questions. they did
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their responses. norah? >> thank you. i think it's an important story. now when people hear about it, they can check the area code and check their radium levels there. thank, you anna. a louisiana school superintendent faced threats after a teacher raised questions about his raise after she was forcibly remove and handcuffed. he tells david begnaud why he regrets that arrest. you're watching "cbs this morning." maybe it's time for otezla (apremilast). otezla is not an injection or a cream. it's a pill that treats plaque psoriasis differently. with otezla, 75% clearer skin is achievable after just 4 months,... ...with reduced redness,... ...thickness, and scaliness of plaques. and the otezla prescribing information has... requirement for routine lab monitoring. don't use if you're allergic to otezla. otezla may cause severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. tell your doctor if these occur. otezla is associated with an increased...
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louisiana's school superintendent is speak out about the controversial arrest of one of his teachers. deyshia har grarch was taken into custody monday after questioning the superintendent's raise. she was arrested but not booked. david begnaud is there this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. later today there will be a rally in support of the teacher. what happened here angered some
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people. we talked with the superintendent of the schools and you know what we found? a man in tears. >> i hate what happens. >> reporter: superintendent jerome puyau. >> eight years of my life dedicated to the students of this community. it's so hard to see this negativity. it's tough. >> she questioned why he was slated to get a roughly $30,000 raise. >> at the top, that's not where kids learn. it's in the classroom. >> reporter: the board ruled her out of order when she tried to speak for a second time. the deputy marshal told her to leave and she complied. then this happened. she was forcibly arrested outside in the hall.
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should be too. >> reporter: hargrave released a video yesterday and says she hopes people are not afraid to speak out after what happened to her. >> was always told what's right is right and what's wrong is wrong and when you see something, you should say it's wrong. >> reporter: puyau bump his salary from $110,000 to roughly $148,000. teachers make less than the state average and they haven't had a raise in a decade. >> is anything going to happen going forward? >> yes. within the next few months we're going to be bringing to the board a plan where we can bring a raise. >> reporter: while emotional over the backlash, puyau says he doesn't blame the deputy marshal who arrested hargrave. >> i'm the superintendent. i'm to blame. >> what did you do wrong? >> i should have stood up. okay? i'm to blame. i should have stood up. it's what you want to hear. >> and do what?
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the deputy marshal. he didn't want to talk. the superintendent said, i'm not going to fire the guy. here's what's interesting. the board president who ruled her out of order said, quote, everyone wants to side with the poor little woman because she was thrown out. she could have made a choice. she could have walked out and nothing would have happened. but, gayle, i couldn't find one person who could tell me what the teacher did wrong. >> david, nobody i know can either. thank you very much. it's interesting. i wish we could see what happened from the time she was leaving to the time she got to the hallway. whatever she did didn't jeff phi that. i'm glad the superintendent is saying, you know what? i should have stood up and said something. >> i'd like to hear from the louisiana officials on why they haven't had a raise in decades. >> the superintendent said in a
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it. it's been years. >> they'll talk about it for shoe. ahead we'll check this morning's other headlines including new sexual allegations against actor james franco and what he had to say in another late night tv interview. and one of youtube's biggest stars, logan paul, faces consequences for a very serious
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"time's up" movement. >> i believe people have been understo underpresented and i will hold back because i believe things that much. >> actress ally sheedy blasted him after he received a golden globe award and then deleted her comment. >> reporter: jobs became an issue on the campaign trail. before he took office, mr. trump touted a deal that saved about a thousand jobs after carrier offered to move plants to mexico. 1,100 workers will remain at the plant. and our partners at cnet report power is restored to the consumer electronic show after a two-hour blackout. rain caused the blakeout yesterday. officials believe condensation from heavy rainfall caused a transformer to cut out for big tech companies like sony,
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it is thursday, january 11th, 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." congress is working this morning to come up with a new immigration policy. ahead, three medical students tell us why their future is in jeopardy without the daca program. and in our more perfect union series we find a texas pastor helping hurricane victims rebuild their homes and their lives, but first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. the storm that triggered walls of mud and debris killed at least 17 people. 17 others remain missing. >> rescue crews say they've covered about 75% of the search area, but the scale is s
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>> this is the third time in six months that something like this has happened, raising the obvious question, why in san francisco. >> the special counsel approached the president's lawyers about conducting an interview with him. the president's legal team began discussing the how and the when. the answer may be never. >> flu seasons are notoriously difficult to predict, and this one got off to an earlier start than usual. at the center of the threat is a more aggressive strain of the virus. >> what happened here has angered some folks and embarrassed other people. yesterday we were looking to talk to the superintendent of schools and you know what we found? a man in tears. >> president trump's son-in-law jared kushner has been asked to turn his focus to prison reform. he's asked him to oversee government reform, be a liaison to mexico, china, and to fix the opioid crisis. even steve harvey said,
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that's too many jobs for one guy. good morning. it's thursday, january 11th, 2013. welcome back to "cbs this morning." congress is working this morning to come up with a new immigration policy. ahead, we're going to look at that story, but right now let's get to the very latest on the mudslides. at least 17 people were killed when a storm slammed the area early tuesday morning. more than a dozen others are missing. >> two of the people killed have been identified. they're mother and realtor rebecca riskin and catholic school founder roy rohter. >> these before-and-after pictures show the and tent of the mud and debris on the 101 highway. a portion section of the highwae closed until next week. carter evans is in montecito. good morning. >> good morning. the damage is s
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it's hard to put into words. it's hard to even show it to you in pictures right now. the mud is thick. it's extremely difficult to get through. imagine you were sleeping at night. it happened at 4:00 in the morning. people say they heard a rumbling and all of a sudden, bam, these boulders slammed not just in your house. they go right through your house. this boulder in front of me is a small one. a lot of them were the size of cars. now, the debris field covers an area of about 30 square miles. it is a very huge debris field. it's hard to understand how large it is. the debris destroyed 100 homes and damaged a hundred more. they're using search dogs to find people. it's extremely difficult to search for victims. the mud and debris in some places is piledei
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high. and there are trees and boulders and even appliances washed away. check out this video. it shows a car racing down a windy road trying desperately to outrun mud and debris. about 70 miles from there video shows damage to cars. a car dumped on the beach of montecito just destroyed. it also damaged infrastructure. the water system is in serious disrepair right now and there's no word, john, on when it will be back up and running. >> carter, thanks. the second rank lawmakers from both parties in the house and senate met yesterday. the issues include border security, chain migration, the visa lottery program, and daca. the obama-era program protecting young people brought to the u.s. illegally as children. >> the trump administration
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program. on tuesday the president indicated he may sign a clean daca bill. the president was asked yesterday about supporting a daca deal without a commitment to pay for a wall along the mexican border. >> it's got to include the well. we need the well for security. we need the well for safety. we need the well for stopping the drugs from pouring in. i would imagine that the people in the room, both democrat and republican, i really believe they're going to come up with a solution to the daca problem, which has been going on for a long time and may be beyond that immigration as a whole. >> the president and the justice department say they will fight a court order blocking the daca program in march. >> nearly 700,000 immigrants are protected by daca and many are training for high-level professional careers. adriana diaz is at loyola university's school outside of chicago where a group of future doctors is watching the daca debate very nervously. adriana, good morning.
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this medical school was the first to officially accept documented students back in 2014. there are currently 32 being trained here. because of daca, they can study and work here, but they don't get citizenship. we sat down with three students who told us what it's like to be at the top of their academic game with no clear future insight. >> every time i hear footsteps outside of my door, there's a part of me that for a second i think should i open the door? >> reporter: after 20 years living in the united states he worries they could detain him at any point. born in mexico but raised in new mexico he's the first undocumented immigrant to pursue his phd and md and loyola university medical school but he may never beable to practice legally. >> my biggest fear is maybe daca will remain, but there will be no way to go bon
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studied chemistry in college in savannah before becoming one of the d.r.e.a.m.ers enrolled here. >> the news on twitter reminds you, but at some level you are not welcomed here. >> i see the u.s. as my home, my community, my people, my peers. >> reporter: her mother brought her to the u.s. illegally from guatemala when she was 7, traveling for two weeks by foot and car. >> feel like i haven't done anything wrong. e've gone to school, got good grades, did community service, and yet that gives me no right in a sense. >> we have always drawn strength from being a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: president obama enacted it to protect the children. critics called it an unlawful program that lacked approval and takes away jobs. >> what do you say to folks who say this is a country who has to
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its laws, am people have to have those laws. >> if you have someone enter illegally but it was 20 or 30 years ago and if they're a productive member of your community, they're paying taxes, what is the logic of deporting them outside of just following an arbitrary rule. >> the president has said he wants to find a solution for daca. do you believe him? >> there's been a lot of back-and-forth. this is going to happen, that's going to happen, and something else happens. >> reporter: although the prospect of deportation is real, alejandra says she will not go back to mexico. >> i'll go to europe or canada, or anybody who wants doctors. we want to stay here because our families are here and communities are here, but at the end of the day, we're american trained almost physicians. any other physicians would jump up to take any of us. >> if lawmakers find no solution
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for these students to complete their training, repay their loans, or practice medicine. john? >> adriana, thanks. the trump administration is gives states medicaid. it could affect millions of low income americans and force some off medicaid. about 7 million people are on the program. ten states have applied for waivers. the rules would affect working age able-bodied adults. they could fulfill the requirement through skills, education, job search, volunteering, or care giving. >> a washington ban is expected to take place on tuesday. the new rules ban all portable electronic devices not issued or authorized by the white house. personal devices cannot be carried into or otherwise possessed in the west wing from 6:00 a.m. to
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through friday. violators could be subject to disciplinary action. there is high concern among senior white house staff about leaker knowns amid michael wolff's book "fire and fury." but they say the ban is not in response to the book. i guess this means you can only bring in your government issued blackberry or iphone in that case. >> yeah. it's in response to leaker knowns. >> you think so? >> the point is they'll know everyone you text with. >> and they have more control over what goes in and out of that government issued phone than they would your personal phone. serena williams is opening up about a scary health scare after giving birth. williams is on the cover of the magazine. she looks gorgeous. along with her daughter alexis
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small clots on her lungs after her daughter was born in september. she has a history of blood clots. she affect the first six weeks in bed. she will return to tennis soon. the 36-year-old said, quote, i absolutely want more grand slams. it's not a secret that i have my sights on 25. 25 refers to the number of career grand slam singles that she needs to set the all-time record. she currently has 23. that article is very graphic and descriptive of what she went through. it's very scary. i'm glad she's sharing it. >> i did too. i read the whole thing. i gobbled it up. it's an interesting read. she, of course, is so powerful and so strong and in such good shape. still, childbirth is a huge deal and she went through the ringer. youtube demoted social media star logan paul after he posted a video of a suicide
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youtube is punishing one of its biggest stars logan paul days after he posted a video of the body of man who had committed suicide in japan. >> did we just find a dead man in the suicide forest hanging? do you think that's real? >> youtube said yesterday he's being removed from google's preferred platform and they're cutting ties and personal projects. the suicide video was up for 24 hours. it was seen 6 million times before logan paul removed it himself and
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>> he has more than 50 million youtube subscribers and he is youtube's fifth highest paid star earning more than $12 million a year. youtube has not made any policy changes about controversial or graphic video even after paul's post from japan. is is lapowsky is with us at the table. is it enough? >> well, this has been youtube's policy, right? they have a three strikes and you're out policy. they don't want to sensor you immediately right after the bat if you make one mistake but they want him to suffer a penalty. they want to hit himmy it hurts. this is a program where they bundle their top program creators and put them in front of their premium advertisers and they guarantee revenue. he's going to take a hit to his
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still up and he'll continue to make ad revenue. it's up to his followers if they want to tune in. >> why is he still up if they took these actions? >> again, it's three strikes. censorship is something they take extremely seriously. they say if we pose you three time, you're out. he made one mistake, he's 22, and they're givinging him the benefit of the doubt, leavings he channel up, but imposing repercussions. they're removing him from some of his original shows that would have made him a lot of money as well. >> there should be apologies. youtube didn't take down the offensive video. logan paul took the video down. >> the thing is it clearly violated youtube's existing policy. it's not that they need a policy change. they need a moderation change. that have committed to hiring more than 10,000 in 2018.
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enough? they have 400 hours of video going up every single minute. they're using technology, algorithms, and human moderators. but they run the risk of missing videos and overreaching on the other end of the spectrum. >> here's the conundrum. provocative content is what draws people to youtube and this youtube profits off that provocative content. so they don't want to shut down what is a revenue stream, right? >> exactly. that's the model of the internet. facebook faces this problem, so does twitter. the more viral, the better it is for youtube. whenever youtube ends up coming out to explain why this video stayed up so long, that's going to have to be part of the decision. was it that it was so beneficial
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united made excuses for it despite the fact that it violated policies. >> logan paul did not respond to our request. he has taken it down and is taking time off for time to reflect. >> around this time last yeerg he faced similar reper cautions because a lot of his content turned out it contained content. he was removed from the ad program and content. he's still up and running and doing really well. >> izzy lapowsky, thank you so much. ahead, we'll explain the roles men can play in the national debate. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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has anyone heard how cold it is in florida? it's crazy cold. it's so cold frozen iguanas were falling out of trees. that's not even the crazy part. according to authorities, a man collected a bunch of frozen iguana thinking they were dead, put them in his car, only to have them thaw out and start running around, causing him to crash his vehicle. and this is precisely why i don't load up my car with frozen iguana. i won't do it. thankfully it was real easy to
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because one of the litz ards in the car was the geico gecko. >> good advice. if you see a frozen iguana, don't put it in your car. >> i don't know about this story. >> who among us has not rounded up frozen iguana now and again. >> exactly. welcome back to "cbs this morning." right now it's time to show you this morning's headlines. "the new york times" reports the irs wasted millions on private debt collectors. i brought in only $7.6 million in tax debt. in the last year they brought in only 1%. in some cases they were paid 25% commissions on collections the irs made without their help. former congressman anthony weiner and former clinton aid huma abedin have opted to settle out of court
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avoid embarrassment. last week a tweet from the president called for abedin to be jailed following the state department's release of classified e-mails on anthony weiner's laptop. he could be forced to testify against her if she ever faces criminal charges. the "washington post" reports five mexican states are now under the highest u.s. "do not travel" warning. it's the top level of potential danger. the region are hot spots of drug cartel activity. the warning puts them on the same level as war-torn countries like yemen, syria, and somalia. eric clapton says he is losing his hearing and has tinnit tinnitus. he admitted in an interview he has suffered from that condition. it's a ringing in the ear that
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loss. the 72-year-old is also battling never damage which impacts movement in his hands. still he says he plans to keep playing gigs. our affiliate in southwest florida wink-tv reports on a bare attack in his yard. >> i came outside and he was right there. i tried to run ant wasn't fast enough. i'm really just happy to be alive. it could have been a totally different story. >> the naples man suffered injuries to his face tuesday night. he need 41 stitches. the attack happened across the street from a high school. animal control officers are setting traps to capture the bear. "vanity fair" reports prince harry has still not asked his brother prince william a very important question. >> prince william
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has not yet been picked for the job on a radio show yesterday. prince harry will marry american actress meghan markle in may. >> you know he's going ask prince william. who else will it be? it's not going to be barack obama, you know that. it as going to be prince william. >> there's probably a royal decree that says you have to do it. take it out of his hand. tradition and our cbs affiliate khou posted a hilarious achlkt he slipped and he slid the whole way down desperately trying to stop. oh, down he goes. he fell just before reaching the street. now, his wife caught the whole thing on camera and then she posted the homemade video with the warning black ice is real. clearly he and his wife have a great relationship or a great sense of r.
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we can only laugh about it because it was okay. >> this happened to us the other night when we were walking the dog and my wife said watch the ice and she went up. >> there was security camera video. >> we stay out of the line of security video. the "me too" movement is highlights what role men have in the discussion. our alex wagner recently spoke with a group of five accomplished men about the responsibility they feel to address sexual harassment and gender quality. one of them was producer judd apatow. >> is it awkward when you confront another man about sexual harassment, judd? >> i don't think so. i mean when you run a television set, you have a lot of employees and you're really trying to create an environment where everybody feels
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go to the people who run the set, and it will be taken care of. it really is one of those situations where i think the head people set a tone. >> for decades author and educator jackson katz has called on the men to speak out. he delivered a t.e.d. talk. that talk has received more than 3.5 million views. >> there's so many men who care deeply about these issues, but caring deeply is not enough. we need more men with the guts w the courage, with the strength, with the moral integrity to break our complicit silence and challenge each other and stand with women and not against them. >> jackson katz, the founder and president of mvp strategies. he's provided sexual harassment and violence training for several sports teams and the military training. good morning. >> good morning. >> it's a men's issue. what does that me?
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have seen sexual assault and violence as women's issues. my work is to help people think differently about these issues. they're not just women's issues. they're men's issues. they're creating a majority of the abuse and violence. until they stand with women as partners, they're only cleaning up. >> if i'm a man, which it turns out i am, and i'm not doing anything, i might think, so what's my role. how am i supposed to think differently? >> all men at all levels of society and whatever their spirit of influence have to make it clear to the people around them that abusing women in any way, verbally, emotionally, visually, sexually is unacceptable not just because it's illegal and they're going to get in trouble but because it's a peer issue. you want to s
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young men and boys who have to hear it from men as well as women. treating women with respect is not an option. mandatory. it's how you treat people with respect and dignity. if you don't do it, you're going to be in trouble with your friends, your teammates, peers, classmates, colleagues. if we can change the social norms, you're going to see a significant diminution. it's not about individual sick men doing this. a lot of these men committing acts of abuse or harassment are otherwise normal men. >> they're mostly normal men. >> that's right. >> perpetrators are normal men. >> that's right. >> what do you mean by that? >> the perception is you think it's some freddy krueger twisted character is committing these acts of abuse. they're normal guys. most guys who commit rape on college campuses are normal guys, they go to class or they don't go to class, they're in fraternities or they're
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they're in sports or they're not. what does it mean to be normal? in other words, it's not just crazy individuals but actually much broader than that, then it implicates the various institutions that shape what are men and boys. >> you curated the bystander training. what does this mean? >> the bystander approach is a way to move on the binary. instead of focusing on women, it focuses on everybody in a given culture, which is called a bystander, which is a teammate, classmate. >> like an honor code. >> yeah, sure. it's giving people tools to challenge it. not just at the point of attack. >> give us an example. >> you're a guy and you're hanging out and there are no women in the room and one or two of the guys start making sexist comments about girls and women. instea
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that, it's interrupting that like, hey, that's not funny. it's like racism. if you're hanging out with a group of white people, if you don't challenge them on that, in a sense your silence is a form of consent and complicity. >> like the president called locker room talk. >> yeah. >> you made an interesting observation about the golden globes the other night that i hadn't thought about until you pointed it out. >> the golden globes was an incredible moment. it wasn't just awards, but it was an incredible cultural moment where so many women were coming forward talking publicly with a bright spotlight about not only the experiences they had but highlighting experiences women had but all the men who came up to get awards and present, they didn't say anything. on the red carpet, yes, some of them said we support women, i'm very proud of her. what we didn't hear from men either on the arrival or from the stage at all w
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because of the bright spotlight to say as a man i support women and i'm going to do whatever i can to challenge other men to stand up and speak up and support women and make this a movement that is transcended. >> why do you think they didn't say anything. >> i think a lot of men don't know what to say, have never heard other men say this, so they haven't heard it modeled, a lot of men are afraid of stepping in imt they don't know what to say and they're afraid of saying the right thing and there's pushback. it's not that they're person tratzers. just don't know what to say. think i what we're doing here is showing men, you can talk about this. >> and please talk about it. >> yes, please talk about it. >> thank you for being here. >> thank you. thank you very much. volunteers are helping to restore faith in a community devastated by hurricane harvey. >> we'll bring in supplies and teams and help them rebuild their community. it's about bringing hope to a community that is, quite
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more than 19 trillion gallons of rainwater fell there, nearly 80,000 homes had at least 18 inches of floodwater and 23,000 of those properties saw more than 5 feet. omar villafranca is in the texas community of vidor where help arrived at a time when people needed it most. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're in vidor, texas, about 100 miles northeast of houston, and this town was devastated by hurricane harvey. more than 3,000 homes like this one here are going to need some sort of repair. and here we are four months after the storm and people are still living in shells of their homes or temporary housing or even sleeping in tents because they don't have the supplies or the skills to rebuild. ladell and john harris thought their house would be safe built on 12-foot stilts near a bayou. but when hurricane harvey made
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swallowed by the floodwaters. 42 years of memories gone. >> we don't have a door left in the house, it washed windows out. it was just something you can't explain to people. >> reporter: the storm left the harriss without a home. for the last six weeks, they've lived in a fema trailer. they briefly lived with family but returned to vidor when john needed treatment for his lung cancer. 84-year-old john had lost faith. >> he had lost hope and was real distressed because we tried so hard to get help and it was probably an hour before that i told him we have to wait on god, and these people drove up in our yard. >> on cue. >> on cue. >> when the son of man comes -- >> the answer to their prayer, a local pastor who practice as what he preaches. >> the water was right below that waterline. >> pastor skipper sauls saw many of his
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livinging in rvs and tents. >> dwlou do it? >> those people need us to stay strong. that's the truth. is it hard? you bet. but that man needs to know that somebody's going to fight for him. >> isaac, open those slats up. >> reporter: skipper recruited an army of volunteers from hart. a group that travels around the country rebuilding communities hit hard by natural disasters. >> we'll bring in supplies and teams and help them rebuild. it's all about bringing hope to people that quite honestly are homeless. >> we're just so thankful, so appreciative for the people, for the angels god sent me. >> reporter: for skipper and tony, their mission is not just to help the harriss but to be there for the peopl
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for the long hall. >> this is what we run into everywhere we go. for the first two months there's a whole bunch of people. after that it gets less and less and less and less. we're just committed. >> reporter: as for the harriss, they may have lost their home, but volunteers restored their faith. >> john, what could you offer them for everything they're doing? >> nothing. there's nothing but "thank you, i love you." that's about it. >> skipper hopes the harriss can move back into this home by march or april, but that's going to depend on the amount of supplies they get and lay bofrmt skipper's church hopes to have 35 families back in their homes by the end of the year. john? >> omar, thanks. we'll be right back here on "cbs this morning."
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master croc wrangler from down under. and he is from longview, as well.'s back and we will tell you about the latest trending wedding colors. it is thursday, january 11 and this is "great day washington."
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welcome to "great day washington." >> i am markette sheppard and we are kicking off the show with a man from down under. matt is the modern-day master croc wrangler . welcome to "great day washington." you have been wrangling crocodiles on tv for years. how did you get your start? >> i remember when we had a cat who got a snake and we put it in a paper bag in the freezer and mom opened it. >> it is
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>> i think we have a clip of the show? take a look. >> northern territory. australia. home of the saltwater crocodile, protected by all for over 40 years, they have had time to grow. this is matt wright. his job, keeping crocodiles and people out of harms way. it is dangerous work. but danger comes with the territory. >> oh my goodness! it would not be 9 am on great day without a master croc wrangler and a crocodile! tell us who you have. expect this is a 10-year-old.


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