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morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm meg oliver. captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, january 24th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." without warning. gunfire breaks out at a bank in florida leaving five dead. the search for shooter's motive. >> i don't know what happened. he's a good kid. breaking overnight, a rare agreement between president trump and house speaker nancy pelosi, but it won't end the government shutdown now in day 34.
following an arrest in the rape of an incapacitated patient at a health care facility. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the suspect in a deadly shooting at a central florida bank is in custody this morning. police say five people were senselessly murdered. the shooting happened yesterday in sebring, about 90 miles east of tampa. police say the alleged gunman, 21-year-old zephen xaver, walked into the suntrust bank and opened fire. the s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank after negotiations failed. the suspect surrendered. police have not yet identified a motive. a neighbor of the suspect said she was shocked and had always considered him to be a, quote, good kid. >> for what i saw, i would never allow my 9-year-old around someone that i thought was a dangerous person, and i darn sure did not remotely get any type of inquiry that he was
dangerous or would do anything to hurt anyone. rrectisaer wed department of as a corrections officer trainee in november and resigned earlier this month. the names and ages of the victims have not been released. president trump and house speaker nancy pelosi have finally reached an agreement on one thing -- to postpone the state of the union address. last night mr. trump said on twitter that he will deliver the address when the partial government shutdown is over. today the senate will vote on two competing proposals to end the 34-day impasse. both are destined to fail. marc liverman is here in new york with the very latest on the shutdown. marc, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. well, if those proposals do fail like they're expected to, the shutdown will roll on with no other signs or change that would end the stalemate. that means 800,000 federal workers will go on living without a paycheck. both sides agree there will be no state of the union address until the longest government
shutdown in history comes to an end. >> not while the government is closed -- >> reporter: yesterday, house speaker nancy pelosi revoked the president's invitation to address congress next week. >> she doesn't want the american public to view what's going on, and she's afraid of the truth. >> reporter: the president eventually yielded to the speaker. in pair of late-night tweets, he wrote, "this is her prerogative. i look forward to giving a great state of the union address in the near future." >> a deal is on the table -- >> reporter: today the senate will hold two votes to reopen the government, but both appear doomed to fail. the republican measure includes $5.7 billion for a border wall. the democratic proposal opens the government through february 8th, but without the president's wall money. >> no more food stamps! >> reporter: furloughed federal workers cascaded on capitol hill in protest. they're going to miss a second paycheck tomorrow.
>> it's frustrating. >> reporter: colette hall is the wife of an air traffic controller in las vegas. >> i have quite a few things i'd like to say to the government, to the president, and to anyone listening on either side. this has absolutely got to end because you're causing a lot of suffering. >> reporter: she's not alone. a cbs news poll finds six in ten americans say the government shutdown is causing serious problems for the country. and that cbs news poll also found seven in ten americans do not believe funding a border wall is worth shutting down the government. >> marc liverman in new york, thanks a lot, marc. the partial government shutdown could also delay tax refunds. filing season is about to begin, and hundreds of furloughed irs workers are defying orders to return to work without pay. dean reynolds met one of them. i absolutely live paycheck to paycheck. >> reporter: shannon ellis says she can no longer afford to go to work. is it too expensive for gasoline to drive to work? >> it's too expensive to put gasoline in. we just don't -- we just don't
drive a lot. >> reporter: an irs customer service representative, she is among 36,000 from the irs who the white house ordered back to their desk without pay last week. ellis declined, citing a union contract provision which allows her to miss work if it would be a hardship to show up. and not getting paid for her work definitely qualifies. how many of your colleagues are in the same boat? >> all of them. >> reporter: she estimates 60% of her colleagues at the kansas office are taking advantage of the hardship exemption, and that's a problem with the tax-filing season almost upon us. what do you say to people who will be eagerly awaiting their tax refunds? >> well, at this point, i'm hoping there's enough employees to do the job. our employees don't have money to go to work, period. >> reporter: the shutdown hits hardest the lower paid workers at the irs who processed tax
refunds. some make $12 an hour. and they'll miss a second paycheck monday unless the government reopens. so those tax refunds are up in the air right now. meanwhile, as president of her union local, ellis gets dozens of phone calls every day from worried irs workers. one of whom told her she had attempted suicide. dean reynolds, cbs news, liberty, missouri. president trump's former lawyer michael cohen postponed his testimony before a house committee that was scheduled for next month. in a statement through his lawyer yesterday, cohen cited threats against his family from president trump and mr. trump's current lawyer, rudy giuliani. president trump responded shortly after. >> he's only been threatened by the truth. >> reporter: cohen's testimony was highly anticipated. lawmakers were expected to question him about a now-disputed report that mr. trump directed cohen to lie to
congress. cohen also arranged hush money to two women just before the 2016 election. democratic committee chairman elijah cummings has warned the president about intimidating witnesses. >> i promise you that we will hear from mr. cohen. >> democrats are considering whether to subpoena cohen to compel his testimony before he reports to prison in march for federal crimes. an arizona nurse suspected of raping and impregnating an incapacitated woman at a long-term care health facility is now in custody. >> nathan sutherland -- >> date of birth -- >> police announced the arrest of nathan sutherland yesterday. he's charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse at the hacienda health care facility in phoenix. the 29-year-old patient had been in long-term care since the age of 3 and gave birth at the facility last month. ahead on "cbs this morning,"
more on the suspect, nathan sutherland. 35-year-old juan guaido thet new leader of the country. venezuela has been hit by massive protests with its economy crumbling. [ chants ] hundreds of thousands of venezuelans protested yesterday. they demanded that president nicolas maduro step aside. the trump administration along with canada and more than a dozen other countries officially recognize guaido as interim president. coming up on the "cbs morning news" now, reward money. kidnapping victim jayme closs is set to receive money for her bravery. and dog show debut. two new breeds that you'll see at the westminster show next month. this is the "cbs morning news." this is the "cbs morning news." is for everbody who wants to eat the foods they love and still lose weight. it's proven to help people lose weight,
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for jayme's current and future needs. the "boston globe" has details on how olivia ambrose was rescued. police burst into an apartment tuesday and discovered the 23-year-old woman horrified and crying. they had pinpointed the location through her cell phone. authorities say the suspect, 38-year-old victor pena, was in the kitchen ready to fight. officers rushed him and put him in handcuffs. it ended a three-day search for ambrose who was last season at a boston bar saturday. pena appeared in court yesterday where he cried and pleaded not guilty to kidnapping. "the philadelphia enquirer" reports twin girls who were born joined at the head are exceeding expectations. they were separated 19 months ago. erin and abby delaney are now 2 1/2 years old, living with their parents in north carolina. in 2017, doctors at children's hospital of philadelphia separated the conjoined twins in a complicated operation. the new report in the "new
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there will be more than 200 breeds, including ones that have never been seen before. one is from france that will compete in the hound group called grand basset vendeen. >> we also have the netherlands kooikerhondje duck hunting breed. very cute, pretty. really good hunters. >> new breeds appear at westminster after gaining recognition from the american kennel club. the process takes years. still to come, bitter news for valentine's. a traditional candy won't be on the shelves next month for your sweetheart. it was here. i couldn't catch my breath. it was the last song of the night. it felt like my heart was skipping beats.
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york stock exchange with that and more. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. stocks rebounded on wednesday. strong quarterly earnings reported by some top consumer chte & gamble and united technologies helped push u.s. indices into positive territory yesterday. the dow rallied 171 points. the s&p 500 rose 5, and the nasdaq also added 5 points. verizon is cutting 7% of its median advertising employees. that's about 800 jobs. it's part of a bid by the telecom to overhaul a struggling unit that includes once online heavyweights aol and yahoo!. verizon sent an e-mail to employees yesterday that said the division will focus on mobile and video products. meanwhile, hulu is raising the price of its live tv streaming service but dropping the price of another popular plan. the cable-like package offered by the digital company offers dozens of live channels over the web. that will cost $44.99 per month
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learn the signs at autismspeaks.org. our top stories this morning, a suspect in a deadly shooting at a florida bank is in custody this morning. five people were killed yesterday. police say 21-year-old zephen xaver walked into the suntrust bank and opened fire. happened in sebring, 90 miles west of tampa. police have not identified a motive. as the partial government shutdown enters day 34, president trump and house speaker nancy pelosi have agreed to postpone the state of the union address until the shutdown ends. the speech was scheduled for next week. today the senate will vote on two competing proposals to end the impasse. both seem destined to fail.
800,000 federal workers will miss a second paycheck tomorrow. a measles outbreak prompted a public health emergency in clark county, washington, just across from portland, oregon. 23 cases are confirmed. as jamie yuccas reports, that number is expected to grow. >> reporter: clark county, washington, is home to more than 6,000 public school students not vaccinated for measles. 23 cases of the illness are now confirmed, and that number could explode. public health director dr. alan melnick. >> we have not seen any cases in vaccinated people. >> reporter: the disease is so highly contagious that if one person has it, a person close by who has not been vaccinated is 90% likely to catch it. >> measles is spread through the air. so the person with measles can leave the room, and two hours later the disease can be transmitted. >> reporter: over the last month, those infected told health officials they had
visited the portland international airport, a trailblazers home game, costco, and ikea stores, potentially exposing thousands. doctors now worry the virus will spread to other hot spots across the country in large metropolitan areas like seattle, phoenix, detroit, and pittsburgh, where families can decide not to vaccinate their children due to personal, religious, or medical reasons. >> what we're seeing here is preventable, and if we have one child die of this, that would be a tragedy. >> reporter: california resident kelly krueger wants parents to know what's at stake. her son contracted the illness in 2015 before getting a second dose of the measles vaccine. >> he was just kind of laying there lifeless for a good few days which isn't a pleasant experience for any parent or any kid. i would not wish it on anybody for anything. >> reporter: jamie yuccas, cbs news. coming up on "cbs this morning," federal workers will
miss another paycheck this week as the government shutdown continues. ed o'keefe talks with furloughed workers struggling without pay. plus, rap artist meek mill talks about launching an organization with jay-z that will combat what they call a broken criminal justice system. and in the series "a more perfect union," we'll show you a program that lets veterans live with families instead of in nursing homes. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ♪
more sunshine this afternoon. it is thursday, january 24. thank you for waking up with us. i am kenny choi. >> how is everyone doing this morning? we were rushing out this morning. >> we have deadlines and airtime. we have beautiful weather in store with plenty of sunshine and temperatures warmer compared to yesterday. we will continue with the warm- up through the weekend. looking east at the bay bridge from the salesforce tower camera. it is not is coldest yesterday morning. 41 in concord, 46 in oakland, livermore at 38. 49 in downtown san francisco, 48 in santa rosa. we have clear skies and chilly temperatures this morning. we have some areas that have