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for others check back later for the momorning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center captioning funded by cbs it's monday, february 5th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." over the middle into the end zone. >> a first for philadelphia. the eagles fly to a super bowl championship as the team soaks up the win, celebrations in philly take a rowdy turn. while the president said he's vindicated by the relief of the republican memo on the investigation, today democrats will fight to have their side of the story made public.
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what it will take the president to block their rebuttal. and the second amtrak crash in just a matter of days, two people are dead and more than 100 are hurt. why officials say it could have been much worse. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. for the first time in 58 years the philadelphia eagles are cloin champions of the national football league. they beat the mighty patriots in super bowl lii. at last, one of the headlines. eagles fans swarmed the streets last night. the celebration started to get rowdy. one car was overturned and fans climbed street poles. city hall plans to announce a parade later on today. meg oliver has our report. >> reporter: the eagles' super bowl win prompted a late night party in the streets of philadelphia.
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the celebration followed the team's upset victory over the new england patriots. after leading most of the game, the eagles found themselves trailing in the fourth quarter, but a touchdown with just over two minutes remaining put philadelphia ahead for good. backup quarterback nick foles was named mvp after throwing three touchdowns and catching another. >> felt calm. i mean we have such a great group of guys, such a great coaching staff. we felt confident coming in. we just went out there and played football. >> reporter: on the field after the game it was hard for some of the diehard eagles fans to put their emotions into words. >> it's unbelievable. unbelievable. the eagles -- >> you know, the patriots one it enough. it's about time the eagles won it. >> reporter: it wouldn't be the super bowl without the lead name heading the halftime show. it was justin timberlake's third
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time performing. that's the most ever by a featured artist. timberlake sang a medley of his hits and even did a virtual duet with the late pop star prince. now they're preparing to welcome them as super bowl champions. meg oliver, cbs news, minneapolis. well, now to the third deadly amtrak crash in less than two months. national transportation safety board officials are trying to figure out why a thrown switch sent an amtrak off the main line down a side track and into a freight train. at least two people were killed in sunday's crash and more than 100 injured. amtrak's silver star was en route from new york to miami. the crash happened near a switch yar about ten miles south of columbia, south carolina. kris van cleave reports the passenger train was traveling about 59 miles per hour when it hit the parked freight train. >> reporter: the 54-year-old engineer michael kemp of savannah, georgia, and 36-year-old conductor from
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california were both killed when the lead locomotive and some of the passenger cars failed. >> we should have had a lot more casualties, but we didn't. >> reporter: 116 people were taken to area hospitals with a range of injuries. >> the csx was on the track that it was supposed to be on, and that appears to be a loading track. >> reporter: national transportation safety board is now on scene to investigate the crash. >> that crash was, as they say in the railroad industry, lined and locked, which basically means it was aligned for the trains coming down this way to be diverted into this area. >> the ntsb has been able to recover the forward-facing video camera inside the amtrak locomotive, but the locomotives were so badly damaged, the data recorders have not been
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recovered. at least theree people were hospitalized in serious condition. later they plan to respond to a counter memo. president trump who returned to washington from a weekend at his mar-a-lago resort in florida says the gop memo clears him. hena doba is in new york with more. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. some lawmakers on both sides are doubting president trump's claim that the classified memo clears him in the russia investigation. many are also expressing hope that special counsel robert mueller's investigation will continue without interference. the house intelligence committee is expected to vote today on whether to release the democratic rebuttal to the republican memo released last week. the gop memo accuses officials that the fbi and justice department of abusing their power by authorizing surveillance of a former member of the trump campaign. president trump reacted to the
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republican memo via tweet by quoting the "wall street journal" editorial. the fbi and foreign surveillance intelligence act appeared to have influenced the 2016 election and its aftermath. this is unacceptable in its democracy. the president left this out from the same editorial. mr. trump would do well to knock off the tweets lambasting the mueller probe. adam schiff, the intelligence committee's top democrat, says the critical nature of the memo is transparent. >> the goal here isn't really to find out the answers to the fbi. the goal is to discredit the fbi, the mueller investigation, do the president's bidding. >> reporter: representative trey gowdy who helped draft the memo insists it has nothing do with the russia investigation. >> admit that this was a really sloppy investigation you engaged in.
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>> if they do vote today, it would still be up to president trump to decide how and if it should be made public. should the democratic memo get the thumbs-up for release, it's expected to go to the justice department for reaction. president trump would then have five days to block it. >> hena doba in new york. thank you so much, hena. former usa gymnastics doctor larry nassar is expected to get another sentence today in a michigan report. meantime there's an alert the fbi was slow to pursue nassar and that he molested 40 girls and women during that period. the agency became aware of nassar in july of 2015, that's according to "the new york times," but he wasn't publicly exposed until 2016. movie mogul harvey weinstein denies charges of sexual misconduct with actress uma thurman. for the first time she's accused weinstein of trying to force himself on her years ago in a
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london hotel room. >> now i want to dance, i want to win, i want that trophy. >> reporter: "pulp fiction" catapulted uma thurman's career in hollywood. she was reunited with quinton in "kill bill." her role as beatrix kiddo, a strong powerful woman, was box office gold that brought in more than $300 million. but behind the scenes thurman is now revealing in a "new york times" article her relationship with harvey weinstein had become toxic. he used to spend hours talking to me about material. this was my champion. i was never any kind of studio darling. he had a choke hold on the type of films and directors that were right for me. thurman accuses weinstein of attacking her years ago. he pushed me down. he tried to shove himself on me. he tried to expose him. he did all kinds of unpleasant
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things. when accusations against weinstein first broke in october, thurman initially stayed silent. in late november she wished instagram followers happy thanksgiving and cryptically wrote except you, weinstein, and your conspirators. he acknowledges making an awkward pass 25 years ago after misreading her signals but follows by saying her claims about being physically assault are untrue. in a statement to cbs news, weinstein's attorney accuses thurman of embellishing what happened. he also says they will carefully examine her statements to "the new york times" to decide whether or not to take legal action against her. coming up on the "morning news," foiled again. police make a big drug discovery in what looked like wrapped burritos. and later uber gets its day in court in a self-driving car case. this is the "cbs morning news." court in a self-driving car
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police find a burrito surprise at a traffic stop and tragedy for the colts. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the indianapolis star" reports colts linebacker edwin jackson and another were killed by a suspected drunk driver on an indiana highway. jackson was riding in an uber yesterday morning when he became ill and the driver pulled over to the side of the road. police say the two men were standing near the car when a pickup truck hit them. the truck driver allegedly tried to get away on foot but was apprehended. the "washington post" reports on a college chemistry professor being arrested by immigration agents on the front lawn of his home in lawrence, kansas. 55-year-old syed ahmed jamal was handcuffed and led away by i.c.e. agents last month as he
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walked one of his three children to school. he arrived on a student visa from bangladesh in 1987. at the time of his arrest, jamal was on a temporary work permit. the "los angeles times" says officers confiscated meth burritos during a routine traffic stop. police say they discovered 14 packages wrapped in foil to look like burritos, but they contained methamphetamine. and they also found a handgun and cash and the driver was arrested. "usa today" says 87-year-old pat robertson is expected to make a full recovery after suffering a stroke. the christian broadcasting network said robertson was rushed to a stroke center on friday after a family member recognized the symptoms. the network said within minutes of receiving clot-busting drugs, he was awake and responsive. and npr looks at a study on why schools fail to teach history on slavery.
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they say they need to stop avoiding to teach about slavery. a study of high school seniors found they know little about slavery origins. slavery is the only reason south seceded from the union. still ahead, super bowl glitch. why millions of viewers yesterday saw the broadcast briefly go dark.
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here's look at today's forecast in some cities around the country.
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on the "cbs moneywatch" why the super bowl broadcast briefly went black, and the fed's new chairman takes over. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> good morning, anne-marie. some analysts are describing it as a much needed correction. in the end, equities suffered the largest weekly decline in two years. the dow slumped 110 points last week, plunging from 665 points on friday alone. the s&p 500 finished the week 112 weeks lower and naz diamondback skidded 262 points on a weekly basis. today marks jerome powell's first day on the job as federal chairman of the federal reserve. he takes over for janet yellen.
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on cbs sunday morning, janet yellen said she was disappointed trump didn't offer her a second term. she was the first woman to lead the fed. she's joining the think tank at the brookings institute. google faces off with uber in court. waymo accuses uber of stealing a key piece of its self-driving technology. at the center of the investigation, anthony levandowski. waymo says he stole trade secrets before defecting to uber. uber denies the allegations. meantime for the first time since the 1998 disaster flick, ""titanic,"" a december release tops the box office. jumanji topped the box office celebrating $11 million. in tickets over the weekend. it was the fourth weekend that jumanji took the top spot. "maze runner" took second followed by the horror film
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"winchester." and a super bowl blunder is making headlines this morning. this is what viewers saw for 30 seconds in the second quarter. dead air. each super bowl ad cost $5 million for 30 seconds. the ad block was apparently supposed to be for local stations to show area-specific ads. nbc said no game action or commercial time was missed. anne-marie? >> that's a long time when you're just looking at blank screen. >> i know. >> i can only imagine how many chicken wings were being thrown at their tv screens at that time. >> or how many people were wondering is it just my tv. you go to social media and find out you're not alone. >> oh, no. i'm sure there was some colorful language. diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much, diane. >> thank you. still ahead, no relief from the flu. the number of cases continues to rise. we'll take a look at the best way to protect yourself. way to protect yourself.
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forecast in some cities around the country. there seems to be no let-up from the flu epidemic across the nation. more than 50 children have died. david begnaud has more. >> reporter: 7-year-old savannah jesse loved to draw and color according to her obituary. the first grader from indiana was found unresponsive at home after testing positive for influenza b, strep throat, and scarlet fever. the local coroner is now investigating her death. >> we're seeing deaths increase in children and adults. >> reporter: dr. ann shuckett is acting director of the cdc. >> so far this year 53 children have died from influenza, so
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it's proving to be a very difficult season. >> reporter: that's in part because this season the most common virus is h3n2, which typically i means more cases, hospitalizations and deaths, especially among the elderly. on top of that, a report out of canada found that the vaccine has only been 17% effective against that strain of the flu. still doctors and public health officials say vaccines are the best defense from the virus. >> we may have several weeks left in this year's flu season. >> reporter: there is widespread flu activity in every state across the country except oregon and hawaii. so if you do get the flu, any anti-viral medications can help. it's suggested you start them as soon as possible. a flu shot is good for anyone 6 months and older. and getting a shot may actually mean the symptoms are not quite as severe if you end up with the flu. david begnaud, cbs news, new york. coming up on "cbs this morning," actress claire danes
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on the release of the democratic memo. imagine living in a 300-square-feet home on wheels. it's taking on a new look. danielle nottingham is showing us the latest trend in tiny homes. >> this is home. this is it. >> give me the tour. >> reporter: like many millennials, lydia dryer wants to live debt-free. >> i really wanted to own my own home, but i couldn't afford it. i don't know too many 20-year-olds who could. >> reporter: so the college student bought a retired school bus for $4,000 and spent the next year converting it into this smau living space called a schoolie. she's part of a growing number of untraditional home seekers looking for affordable house. >> we're going put a piece of insulation in this window. >> reporter: they're show casing their tiny home on wheels on social media. >> because you left it open it leaves it clean and airy.
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>> reporter: schoolies are popular with cities and high rent and scoot prices. >> people picked up on the schoolie idea pretty quick. it's a low cost option to convert a bus. >> reporter: every inch counts. >> i love the shower. >> reporter: this gas tanker doubles as a shower/tub and washer fehr clothes. it has rooftop solar panels and a windmill to generate batteries. the renovation cost $25,000. lydia said it was worth every penny. >> i only have to pay for school and my land right now because i own a home. >> reporter: lydia leases the land, but if she ever wants to move, she can easily pick up and go. danielle nottingham, cbs news, riverside, california. coming up on "cbs this morning," president trump says his new tariff on solar products will create more jobs in the u.s., but not everyone agrees. why some industry leaders worry
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it will cut tens of thousands of jobs this year. plus, revealing secrets of the ancient mayan civilization. high-tech mapping uncovers thousands of previously unknown structures. and actress claire danes joins us in studio 57 to reveal what's in store for carrie mathison in the upcoming season of "homeland." that's the "cbs morning news" for thismond. "cbs morning news" for this monday, thanks for watching, i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- at&t has a network
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kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego and jaclyn is joining us this morning. >> happy monday.>> i like the energy.>> i am writing off a high off the super bowl. i am glad the patriots loss. >> it was a good game. >> it was. looking outside life at the spot -- skyline, it is beautiful and clear. 57 at the moment. a little cooler in the north bay, 47 degrees there. warmer than average for this time of morning. our headlines are that it will be mostly clear this morning. a little patchy fog in the more -- northbay valley. and we have dry weather continuing for the rest of the week. right now we are seeing usual crowds develop over the westbound 580 out of livermore.


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