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keep looking at that beautiful sunrise there. thank you for watching kpix 5 this morning. >> your next update at 7:26. don't forget cbs this morning is coming up next ch have good morning to our viewers in the west and welcome to good morning, and welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm anthony mason and tony dokoupil. gayle king's off so jericka duncan is with us. hong kong siege. teargas and rubber bullets fired at protesters trapped on a university campus. the new ultimatum from hong kong police. prince andrew backlash. the prince is panned for what he said during an interview with jeffrey epstein. we speak to the journalist who conducted the controversial interv diplomatic shakedown. an investigation uncovers a possible pay-for-play scheme involving one of president trump's ambassador nominees.
scaling sequoias. we take you high above national park to see how climate change affects these ancient trees. it's monday, november 18th, 2019. here's today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> fires and explosions as police storm a college campus held by protesters. >> a fiery standoff at a hong kong university. >> reporter: officers have that campus encircled. students set off gasoline bombs when officers moved in. >> reporter: at least four people are dead after a mass shooting at a football watch party in california. to exhaust every fo e lead to find out who did this and bring those folks to justice. >> reporter: prince andrew speaking about his relationship with jeffrey epstein. >> you were staying at a house with a convicted sex offender. >> it was a convenient place to stay. >> reporter: president trump attacks another impeachment witness on twitter.
>> he's in the office way over his head. >> reporter: a switch for president trump. no no longer wants a ban on flavored electronic cigarettes over fear of job losses. >> venice was hit sunday by a record third exceptional tide in one week. >> the city continues to suffer from extreme levels of flooding. all that -- >> my "soul train" award was a huge hit. ♪ i'm a little dangerous show you ♪ and all that matters -- >> i've been ready for three years. i've been deied for three years. >> controversial quarterback colin kaepernick was to take part in a private workout for the nfl, but he abruptly canceled the event to hold his own workout instead. >> he don't want to playment he wants to be a martyr. ♪ on "cbs this morning." ♪ killers murderers drug dealers ♪ >> rapper kanye west is again stealing the show. he appeared with televangelist joel osteen. >> he brought the cultural phenomenon he calls sunday service to lakewood church. ♪
♪ god show me the way because the devil's trying to break me down ♪ ♪ the only thing that i pray is that my feet don't fail me now ♪ >> that will help church attendance. >> i was going to say, my church isn't like that. welcome to "cbs this morning." we're going to start this morning in hong kong where there's a standoff at one of hong kong's universities where protesters are facing a new ultimate matum from police. demonstrators who spent days trying to keep police from getting into the campus are now desperately trying to get out. this morning police used teargas and rubber bullets on students and called on them to surrender. >> it's just one of many flashpoints some the run-up to a new election in hong kong scheduled for sunday. ramy no their encio has more. what are you seeing now? >> reporter: good morning.
400 to 500 anti-government demonstrators are barricaded in the red brick building behind me. they have been in the standoff for the past few days. as you said, they are encircled by police. looking ahead, these protesters say they don't want to leave in part because they want to keep fighting, and they're also afraid of getting arrested. police pushed past student barricades and into hong kong's prestigious polytechnic university. early monday, the university's president appealed to protesters to abandon violence. but as some students attempted to leave the campus, they were threatened by approaching law enforcement.
the culmination of a days' long standoff. police armed with riot gear, teargas, and water cannons. students stationed behind homemade barricades, equipped with makeshift catapults, slingshots, and petrol bombs. at one point, protesters forced a police vehicle to turn back after hitting it with a flurry of explosive fire. some were even seen with bows and arrows and photos show an arrow piercing an officer's leg. these protesters attacked an ambulance in an effort to free an injured woman who was also under arrest. and this protester, identified only as matthew, said, "i do want to leave, but i won't because there are still a lot of people here, and it is not safe." now, in a press conference earlier, police said that protesters targeting officers are committing murderous act. so far, about 40 people have already been arrested in the
standoff that has been going on if more than 24 hours. looking ahead, this campus, this university along with universities across the territory are set to close for tomorrow and possibly for the rest of this week. jericka? >> continues to escalate there. ramy, thank you. four people were killed in an ambush-style shooting overnight at a party in alifornia. investigators say ten people were shot in the neighborhood in fresno, a little more than three hours north of los angeles. six were wounded. jonathan vigliotti has the latest. what do we know? >> reporter: good morning. at least 35 people were gathered in the back yard of the home to watch football. at some point, the group was ambushed by gunfire, and the party of family and friends turned into a scene of chaos and confusion. in all, ten people were shot
when police say a suspect or suspects semiconductor -- suspect or suspects snuck into the back yard. detectives went door to door overnight searching for witnesses and possible security camera footage. police say at this time there is flow -- no indication the victims knew the suspect or suspect. the victims were asian males between 25 and 30 years old. there were several women and children at this party. none of them were injured. federal agents from san francisco are assisting in the investigation. police have not said at this point what type of weapon was used in the attack. the motive is also unclear. as a precaution, police have increased patrols in the area this morning. tony? >> we'll stay on it. thank you so much. it could be a blockbuster week of testimony this week in the impeachment hearings. eight witnesses are expected to speak publicly from tomorrow through thursday. the witness list tomorrow includes former ukraine envoy kurt volker and three people know who heard frond the july 25th phone call that led to the impeachment inquiry. nancy cordes is on capitol hill with the new developments. good morning.
>> reporter: we learned a lot of new information over the weekend including from two white house advisers who described their distress when the president pushed his ukrainian counterpart to investigate joe biden. all of this comes as the man who is emerging as the real linchpin in this case, gordon sondland, is set to testify. democrats are predicting another good week in washington as the republicans downplay the evidence gathered so far. >> shouldn't it be based on something that actually happened versus one person's opinion of a thirdhand conversation? >> reporter: in testimony friday, diplomatic aid david holmes told -- aide david homemade told lawmakers he was with gordon sondland when sondland called the president. holmes says he could hear president trump say, "so he's going to do the investigation?" ambassador sondland replied that the ukrainian president would do
anything you ask him to. holmes said sondland added that mr. trump only cares about big stuff that benefits the president like the biden investigation that mr. giuliani was pushing. >> the president had no interest in the defense of the ukraine. he had one thing in mind. he wanted to shake down president zelensky. >> reporter: over the weekend, white house budget official mark sandy reportedly told lawmakers in private system that the president's decision to freeze aid to ukraine this summer was highly irregular and that he could never get an explanation for it. wisconsin republican ron johnson argued it would have been better if none of this had been exposed. >> funding would have been restored, and our relationship with ukraine would be better
after than it is today. >> reporter: house speaker nancy pelosi said there's one witness who could clear things up. >> the president could speak before the committee or he could do it in writing. he has every opportunity to present his case. >> reporter: the intelligence committee also released a transcript of its interview over the weekend with jennifer williams, she's a state department employee who was detailed to vice president mike pence's office. she was on the president's july phone call with the president of ukraine, and she described mr. trump's push for an investigation into the bidens as, quote, unusual and inappropriate. tony? >> big week ahead. thank you so much. on that big week, cbs news will bring you complete coverage of all the public testimony in the impeachment inquiry. norah o'donnell will anchor to reports from washington, tomorrow, wednesday, and thursday. prince andrew is reportedly standing by his decision to do what turned out to be a widely criticized interview about his friendship with convicted sex offender jeffrey epstein. the prince sat down for a rare interview for the "news night"
program at the bbc. the prince denied allegations he had sex with a 17-year-old girl who says she was trafficked by epstein. he discussed his friendship with epstein who died in august in a jail in new york city. >> do i regret the fact that he has quite obviously conducted himself in a manner unbecoming, yes. >> reporter: unbecoming. he was a sex offender. >> yeah, i'm being polite. that he was a sex offender. but no, was i right in having him as a friend? at the time, bearing in mind this was some years before he was accused of being a sex offender, i -- there wasn't anything wrong then. the problem was once he had been convicted -- >> reporter: you stayed with him. >> i stayed with him. that's the bit that -- that as it were i kick myself for on a daily basis because it was not
something that was becoming of a member of the royal family. >> we have more on the interview with prince andrew that aired sunday. good morning. thanks for being with us. >> my pleasure. >> in the headlines in the british press, this interview is being called a train wreck and a catastrophic error. why do you think the prince agreed to do it? >> well, i think to be fair that what we got from prince andrew was authenticity. and there were many figures that come on to the television or give interviews to the press who tend to be p.r.'d to distraction, everything is very carefully worded, and there is no wiggle room with anything they say to ask anything else. this was a different kind of interview. we saw an authentic side to the duke of york. there were words that i'm
guessing he might want to have rephrased. you heard some of them in the clip you just played. this was essentially a man who was engaging with every single question that we put to him from these nights. and my sense of why he did it was because the question surrounding his friendship and, indeed, his own conduct, sexual conduct, had intensified following the death of epstein in august. >> the prince's p.r. adviser reportedly quit over his decision to do this. you say prince andrew sought approval from the queen. do we know whether the queen was actually on board with this? >> what we know is he sought approval from higher up shall we say. he didn't say to me directly that that was the queen, you but it's hard to think of who else is higher up whose approval he would need. what i can tell you is we filmed the interview in the quarters of buckingham palace at the queen's entrance, south drawing room,
the marble hall where they do the investtures. if he hadn't had the approval of the palace, i'm imagining it would have been done in a board -- boardroom of a london hotel. virgin ya roberts dufrey accused him of having sex with her when she was underage. he doesn't recall meeting her. let's listen. >> i have no recollection of ever meeting this lady. >> you don't remember meeting her? >> no. >> reporter: she says she met you in 2001. she dined with you, she danced with you. bought her drinks. you're in nightclub in london. she went on to have sex with you in a house belonging to kellan maxwell. >> didn't happen. >> reporter: she was very specific about that night. she described dancing with you, and you profusely sweating.
that she went on to have -- >> there's a slight problem with -- with the sweating because i -- i have a peculiar male condition which is that i don't sweat -- i didn't sweat at the time. and that was -- yes, i didn't sweat at the time because i had suffered what i would describe as an overdose of adrenaline in the war when was shot at. and i simply -- it was almost impossible for me to sweat. >> emily, how is that explanation being received? >> well, with a certain amount of interest. there was no short of detail in the prince's answers. i think that's what comes forward. we were hearing things for the
very first time. i don't know of that medical condition. i don't have a medical background. i haven't researched into it. but certainly from prince andrew's perspective, he was telling us things that he hoped would make sense of what we'd seen, of what we'd heard, of the allegations. >> a lawyer for epstein's victims is calling for the prince to answer questions under oath in the u.s. do you think it's likely that he could get drawn into a criminal investigation? >> i did put to him, i asked him if he'd be willing to answer questions under oath. and he said he'd be willing to do whatever anyone else should do. he would take -- i think his words were -- very serious legal advice on it. it wasn't something he'd avoid if he had on this do it. >> thank you for being with us this morning. >> my pleasure. in this country, one of jeffrey epstein's accusers is providing chilling new insight into his alleged sex trafficking operation. maria farmer says epstein
sexually assaulted her more than 20 years ago. she filed a lawsuit against the epstein estate just six days ago. in her first tv interview, she alleged that epstein had extensive surveillance inside his home, including tiny pinhole cameras. he showed you cameras throughout the house? >> uh-huh. uh-huh. the main thing he did when i walked in, which i thought was interesting, he showed me where the men monitoring everything were. so if you're facing the house, there's a window on the right that's barred. that's the -- that's the room, the media room is what he called it. and so there was a door that looked like an invisible door with all this limestone and everything. you push it and you go in. and i saw all the cameras. what it was was like old televisions, basically, like stacked. >> monitors. >> monitors inside this cabinet. and there were men sitting here. i looked on the cameras, and i say toilet, toilet, bed, bed, toilet, bed.
i'm like, i am never going to use the restroom here, and i'm never going to sleep here. you know what i mean, it was very obvious they were monitoring private moments. >> she believes there are tapes. the question is, who has them? tomorrow we'll have much more of my interview with maria farmer including how she is continuing the fight for justice even after epstein's death in jail. that's right here on "cbs this morning." are some prestigious diplomat jobs pay for play? a cbs news investigation shows how an ambassador nominee was asked for a six-figure political donation by the republican c1 good monday morning to you. we're starting off with clear skies and cool to mild temperatures as we head through the afternoon well have sunshine. well, above average temperatures for this tomb of year. we cool down tomorrow. the winds pick up late tuesday
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it's 7:30. here's what's happening on "cbs this morning." firebombs versus water cannons as protesters are trapped at a hong kong university. four people are dead, six more are wounded at a family football party in fresno, california. >> it's very likely it was targeted. we just don't know why. >> it's not something that was becoming of a member of the royal family. prince andrew tells the bbc he still doesn't regret his friendship with jeffrey epstein. >> he was telling us things he hoped would make sense of what we'd seen, what we heard. had to go up -- >> scientists climb the largest
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axelrod has been investigating. good morning. what did you learn? >> emails received by cbs news showed republican national committee asked the nominee to ambassador to bahamas, developer doug manchester, to donate $500, 000 as his confirmation in the state hung in the balance. when hurricane dorian ravaged the bahamas in september, doug manchester wanted to help. >> i've had a home there, and i love the water and the boating and the people. >> reporter: so the san diego real estate developer, who prefers the nickname papa doug, loaded up his private jet with supplies and headed for the hard-hit caribbean country where he hoped to soon be serving as u.s. ambassador. >> you know who papa doug is. he's your big guy in town, folks. he's great. >> reporter: following the win, manchester donated $1 million to trump's inauguration fund. he was offered the bahamas post the day after mr. trump was sworn in. >> as a matter of fact, he said,
i should probably be the ambassador and you should be the president. >> reporter: for 2 1/2 years his part stalled. the president tweeted, i would also like to thank papa doug manchester. hopefully the next ambassador to bahamas. you must have loved reading that tweet? >> i did. >> reporter: it wasn't only the bahamians who sought his generosity, ronna mcdaniel hit up a donation? did you feel they were putting an arm on you? >> no, i didn't. that's part of politics. you give and you give and you give some more and more and more. >> reporter: it was no small sum. in an e-mail obtained exclusively by cbs news, mcdaniel asked manchester, would you consider putting together $500,000 worth of contributions from your family to ensure we hit our ambitious fund-raising goal? does anybody part of you feel if you had cut the check for $500,000 that you would be the ambassador to the bahamas? >> no.
because, first of all, you have to get out of committee and be voted on the floor. it's a big process. >> reporter: a process that he quickly addressed. he wrote back to mcdaniel's request and said, you know i'm not supposed to do any. my wife is sending a contribution for $100,000. assuming i get voted out of the foreign relations committee on wednesday to the floor, we need you to have the majority leader bring it to a majority vote. once confirmed, i, our family, will respond." you know what this looks like. >> well, it looks like it to you, but my wife gave out of separate funds and she, in fact, loves donald trump. >> the suggestion a nominee needs to donate in order to be confirmed, is that something you've encountered over the course of your career before? >> i have not. >> reporter: former ambassador barbara stephenson served presidents of both parties for more than three decades. we showed her the email exchange between manchester and mcdaniel.
what do you make of it? >> serious erosion of the concept that my country doesn't sell public office. >> reporter: it is a bipartisan tradition for presidents to give about a third of ambassadorships to political supporters. but our investigation found they make up nearly half of mr. trump's picks. >> do you solemnly swear -- >> reporter: city sitting ambassador to the uk, woody johnson, and ambassador to france, jamie mccourt, have given hundreds of thousands to the president's 2020 re-election fund. robin bernstein who serves in the dominican republic, alana marks in south africa -- >> i started a collection -- >> reporter: both members of mr. trump's mar-a-lago club where it costs $200,000 just to join. >> i really thank you for considering my nomination. >> we had concerns of just about judgment, about demeanor. >> reporter: bob corker was the chair of the senate foreign relations committee. and before he retired in january, held up manchester's
nomination. we told him about mcdaniels' half million dollar fund-raising pitch. >> the timing of that request obviously was not appropriate. >> reporter: even worse, he says, was manchester's response. his big mistake was copying staffers of two senators who controlled his nomination. kentucky's rand paul and idaho's jim risch, the chairman of the committee, and alerting them of his willingness to donate more after his confirmation. >> i can only tell you that if i had received an e-mail like it, there would have been a five-bell alarm that had -- that went off. >> reporter: that is exactly what happened. senator risch notified the white house, which then asked manchester to withdraw. he officially pulled out last month citing personal reasons. >> i love our president. i love our country. >> reporter: how painful was it to have to withdraw? >> hey, listen, politics is politics. >> reporter: ronna mcdaniel declined our interview request, but in a statement the rnc told
us the chairwoman did not suggest to mr. manchester in any way that it would more quickly advance his confirmation if members of his family made a political contribution. the rnc says mr. manchester's decision to link future contributions to an official action was totally inappropriate. they said they have cut ties with him and returned the money his family donated earlier this year. >> you wonder if the mistake was putting it in an email or if it was an actual violation of policy and what people think -- >> as you point out, there's a history of, you know, particular benefactors getting ambassadorships. >> democrats, republicans. it's usually been about 35%. now it's closer to half. >> it doesn't sound like draining the swamp when you hear that particular side say they want it to be different than it has been. sounds like more of the same. >> filling up. >> thank you. on the "cbs this morning" podcast, jim shares new details on his investigation. listen wherever you get your podcast. ahead, how colin kaepernick is at the center of a new
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quarterback colin kaepernick faces new controversy in his latest attempt to return to the nfl. kaepernick showed off his skills in front of eight times and hundreds of fans saturday in his own workout after deciding not to attend one araranged by the nfl. as "cbs this morning saturday" co-anchor dana jacobson shows us, this led to new friction with the league. >> reporter: for 40 minutes saturday, quarterback colin kaepernick showed why he
believes he deserves another shot in the nfl. >> i've been denied for three years. we all know why i came out here to showed to n front of everybody. >> reporter: kaepernick was supposed to attend an nfl-sponsored workout but changed course at the last minute. partially due to the league refusing to allow media to attend. kaepernick says he wanted a fully transparent process. but the nfl expressed its disappointment saying 2 20 -- 2 teams had signed up and planned to send the video to 32. the league said kaepernick didn't request full media access. kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in 2016 to protest police brutality and racial injustice. since that season ended, no team has signed him to a contract. after signing autographs, kaepernick sent a message to the nfl. >> we'll be waiting to hear from roger goodell, the nfl, the 32 teams. we'll let you know if we hear from them. ball's in their court. we're ready to go.
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wednesday. reed has been in prison for more than 20 years after being convicted of the 1996 rape and murder of stacey stites. his mother, sandra, spoke to our austin affiliate keye-tv by phone shortly after learning her son would not be put to death. take a listen. >> i am so happy. i am one happy, happy mother. >> yesterday rallies supporting reed were held in several parts of the united states. reed's lawyer told us new evidence will be presented during the next hearing. >> we need listen to people, look at the evidence, and when you look at the evidence in this case, it's apparent that rodney reed did not commit the crime. all of the evidence points to somebody else. >> reepsd lawyer also says -- reed's lawyer also says they're expecting an appeal in the supreme court very soon. clearly a lot of people were behind this. kim kardashian, bernie sanders said his execution shower canceled.
oprah -- should be canceled. oprah was here on the 7th and called out to the governor for another look. >> the innocence project that supports it was his legal support. >> 120-day stay. that's very soon. the new trial will be interesting, the evidence presented in the case will be interesting. a lot of people are hoping this will not go through. all right. remember that e-cigarette ban? remember -- >> i do. >> president trump in the oval office saying that melania was behind the push -- >> he's got a son. >> he's got a son. it appears he had an abrupt change of course earlier in month. the "washington post" reported yesterday the president is not supporting the ban over fears it could hurt the economy and potentially his re-election. a trump advise said the epidemic would lead to job losses. it would have been halted the sales of candy, fruit, and mint flavors. it had been cleared by federal regulators. a white house spokesperson said the trump administration remains
committed to protecting children's health and is in the middle of an ongoing rulemaking process. >> interesting. >> seems like it's impacted so many young people. >> yeah. >> then you have people that were, you know -- >> so many adults are big fans. there was a campaign called i vape, i vote, which may have sent the chill up the spine of the trump campaign. >> a lot of people did. they were a lot of protesters. his advisers told him he was facing a tough re-election uphill battle in the states where people say they vape and they vote. this is a pattern in the trump white house. you know, whether it's guns or the party of health care, the republicans promising that and reversing course. >> say what your action is, maybe change it, maybe not. unusual policymaking process. all right. it is almost time to say bye-bye bei bei. >> bei bei. >> bei bei. >> i think you should be singing that. ♪ bye-bye bei bei >> the giant panda at the smithsonian's national zoo in d.c. is leaving the u.s.
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this is a kpix5 news morning update. good morning. it is 7:56. i'm gianna franco. we follow delays along the east store freeway. they are hoping to have lanes open in the next few minutes but they are shut down. at least two lanes are blocked between gillman and hoffman. a fatal crash had pend there this morning and a big backup in both directions. you're looking and both directions are seeing significant delays. as we zoom in on our maps here nothing but red east or westbound so pack your patience. pablo avenue is getting busy
but that is an alternate. you can use bart if you're going into san francisco. >> there is the number 2 lane blocked for a crash. well, we are starting off the day with plenty of sunshine and as we head through the afternoon, temperatures well, above average for this time of year. enjoy the warm temperatures because we'll see changes through the week. your weather headlines, clear skies, cool to mild temperatures this morning. we'll see the sunshine and warm conditions above average for this time of year as we head through the afternoon. a high fire danger midweek really watching that. a big concern with gusty offshore winds especially in the higher elevations. today 77 in concord. 75 san jose. 72 in oakland. and 70 for san francisco. a fire weather watch for the north bay mountains and de ab blow range from 4:00 a.m. wednesday to 7:00 a.m. thursday. that is the extended forecast.
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in the west. it is monday, november 18st, 2019. i'm tony dokoupil. hong kong police issue an ultimatum as clashes continue on a university campus. research shows black girls are punished more often in school. we spoke to a 13-year-old with a horroring story. >> i'm jah rie in for gayle kin. we learn about climate change. >> pretty good view. first, today's eye opener at 8:00. >> there is a standoff at one of hong kong's universities where
protesters are facing a new ultimaul ultimatum from police. >> protesters want to keep fighting, and they're also afraid of getting arrested. >> party of family and friends turned into a scene after chaos and confusion. in all, ten people were shot when police say a suspect or suspects opened fire. >> two white house advisers described their distress when the president pushed his ukrainian counterpart to investigate joe biden. >> he conducted himself in a manner unbecoming. >> unbecoming. he was a sex offender. >> i'm sorry. i'm being polite. >> this interview is being called a train wreck and a catastrophic error. >> there were words that i'm guessing he might want to have rephrased. >> what a finish between unc greensboro and montana state. >> five seconds. miller driving inside, shoots and scores! >> get back on d. great finish with his left hand. they're not going to call time-out. >> oh! you're kidding me. >> banks it in. >> oh, my!
>> he banks it in from half court. montana state wins it. >> my goodness. >> wow. >> felt like it was up all day. >> slo-mo in the first place. welcome back to "cbs this morning." hong kong police and protesters are facing off on the campus of a local university. anti-government demonstrators are trying to break free after barricading themselves for several days on the campus of hong kong polytechnic university. >> police are using rubber bullets, water cannons, and tear gas, and are threatening to use live bullets. some protesters are setting fires, molotov iing arrows. many tried unsuccessfully to storm the barricades. a new cbs battleground tracker poll has south bend, indiana, mayor pete buttigieg
surging in key states like iowa. he's tied with top tier candidates there. a new poll has him leading in iowa with 25% support. according to that poll, he's overtaken his three closest rivals. ed o'keeffe joins us from washington where he has been following the 2020 race. ed, what do you make of the new numbers? >> good morning. it is all about this, mayor pete spent a lot of time and money in iowa, and it is paying off. iowans find buttigieg exciting and down to earth. 25% think he'd be a risky choice. in new hampshire, senator warren is solidly leading with 31%, but buttigieg climbed nine points since the last poll. many are spectacle of warren's medicaid for all idea than before. many democrats are pleased with the candidates already running and not looking for other options. that isn't stopping former new york city mayor bloomberg, thinking about jumping in. yesterday, he spoke at an ev evangelical church in brooklyn,
where he apologized for the controversial stop and frisk policing policy. during his 12 years as mayor, the program diskproportionately targeted black people across the city. he called it a mistake. bloomberg is days away from deciding whether to run for president. this wednesday, ten candidates are set to meet in atlanta for the next debate. >> very interesting, ed. a win in iowa is not always a win nationwide, but it is a good start. thank you very much. closing arguments are set to begin today in the case of a colorado man accused of killing his fiancé. patrick frazee is on trial for the murder of kelsey berreth. she was last seen in public thanksgiving day a year ago. her body has still not been found. testimony wrapped up on friday with claims that frazee also tried to have the star witness, his former lover, killed. nikki has been following this story and is outside the courthouse in colorado.
good morning. >> reporter: tony, good morning. the yojury of seven women and fe men is expected to deliberate today. the defense called no witnesses, and patrick frazee declined to testify. cameras were not allowed in the courtroom, but our affiliate reporter was inside for the latest twist in this trial. >> i think the evidence they've presented and some of the testimony we've heard has been almost a bombshell. >> reporter: in this rural colorado town, kktv reporter ashley franco has listened to every detail in patrick frazee's murder trial. >> the prosecution believes patrick frazee is a cold, calculated, manipulative murderer. >> reporter: a fellow prisoner became a surprise witness when he testified that he received 16 notes from frazee with instructions to use his prison gang connections to have several of the witnesses testifying against frazee killed, including berreth's mother. >> people who testified against
patrick frazee in the trial, a lot of them were on the hit list. >> reporter: the list also included the prosecution's star witness and frazee's secret girlfriend, idaho nurse lee, who testified he beat his fiance to death with a baseball bat on thanksgiving day. after the murder, she asaid frazee called her saying she had a mess to clean up. she cleaned up the crime scene. >> she said she did what she did for frazee because she loved him. >> reporter: berreth's remains have not been found, neither has a murder weapon. frazee's weapon, investigators say, was custody of the couple's 2-year-old daughter. >> with the evidence they've presented, with the testimony, especially with the last witness on the prosecution side, i think a lot of us are thinking a day or two. >> until we have a verdict? >> until we have a verdict. >> reporter: patrick frazee faces life in prison if convicted. in exchange for her testimony,
krystal lee agreed to plead guilty to evidence tampering. she'll be sentenced after frazee's case wraps up, and she faces a maximum of three years in prison. frazee and berreth's daughter is now with berreth's parents. >> that's good to hear. we'll see what the jury makes of this. thank you. new research could lead to major changes in the way blocked coronary arteries are treated. ahead, why many patients may
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♪ in our morning rounds, new research that could slash the number of people getting stents or bypass surgery for coronary artery disease. the study looked at more than 5,000 people with blocked arteries but without severe symptoms, like extreme pain or heart attack. it found that regularly taking medications along with lifestyle changes was just as effective at preventing heart attacks and premature deaths as the more invasive procedures. those medications include statins, blood pressure drugs,
and aspirin therapy. our doctor is a cardiology at north well health. good morning. >> good morning. >> this blows my mind, to be honest with you. why is this research so important? >> this was a blockbuster trial that was just presented at the american heart association meeting. hotly anticipated by ca cardiologi cardiologists. millions of americans have chest pain usually caused by a blocked coronary artery. many have a stress test, and it'll come back positive, showishow ing low blood flow. do we treat them with optimal medical therapy, like statins, lifestyle changes, medicines, or therapy and send them to the cath lab for potentially a stent procedure to open the artery or bypass surgery. we didn't know the answer. we have had data from previous years that had suggested what this trial showed, which is that when you compare the two groups, there was no difference in terms of things like heart attack or death over the course of
follow-up between the conservative group of medical therapy and the invasive group. what the invasive group did have in terms of a benefit was less symptoms and improved quality of life. so when you talk about making patients feel better and live longer, this showed they may not live longer with a stent or bypass surgery, but they will feel better potentially. now, this trial only followed patients out on a median of 3.3 years. we definitely need a longer term follow-up to see what happens at 10 years, 15 years, 20 years. do we have different data at that point? >> 1.8 million people are getting stents every year. can this deskrecrease the numbe operations we see? >> it can make cardiologists take a step back, and patients, too, and ask the question, do i fit the criteria of the trial, and should i be getting a stent or cathization or bypass surgery? it will make us question it. there are certainly patients who still will get stents, those who are unstable, where the chest pain is worse and more severe, or they've had a heart attack or
severe disease in their arteries. for the other patient, certainly those with no symptoms, there may be no benefit. if you have mild symptoms, it'll be a shared decision making strategy. you talk to your doctor and say, am i optimized on my medical therapy, statins, blood pressure medicines, lifestyle, or can i do better? >> doctor, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> thank you, doctor. cell phones and surveillance cameras have captured student resource officers and teachers using violence often against black girls. ahead, hear from a teenager who is bringing national attention to this disturbing issue. you're watching "cbs this morning." how do i use better than bouillon?
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13-year-old who says she was dragged outside and left in the cold by her teacher in the second grade. she's featured in a new documentary, trying to ensure this does not happen to anyone else. extreme punishment of black girls in schools is more common than you may think. according to a 2017 study by the national women's law center, black girls are more than five times more likely to be suspended than white girls and are six times more likely to be exp expelled. >> me getting into big trouble. >> 13-year-old samaya dillard and her family are not surprised by those numbers. samaya's story was in a documentary called "pushout," the criminalization of black girls in schools. in your own words, what happened in the second grade? >> i was basically bullied or felt bullied by my teacher. >> she said in second grade, an
argument with another student led to her teacher dragging samaya outside. >> she then grabbed my chair that i was sitting in and dragged me across the room to the door. sat me outside. >> outside, outside, like outside in the cold? >> yes. >> this was the day before christmas break. >> then what happened? >> i just decided to leave. >> their story made the local news in sacramento. >> a second grade girl walk aed away from her school and no one you where she was for more than two hours. >> you were near a freeway. in the documentary, you say everything could be easier if i just jumped. >> yeah. >> you thought about ending your life at the age of 7. >> yes. i was feeling confused and helpless. >> samaya's parents settled a lawsuit against the school and the teacher.
the school district issued a statement saying, in part, we hope that her story and the stories of others will help other districts as it continues to help us. it's stories like samaya's that pushed educator and author, morris, to raise awareness through the documentary. you really begin to pick up on the stories across the country. >> you recognize this is a pattern of violence against black girls. >> what do you think is at the heart of the disparities that we see with young black girls? >> black girlhood and womanhood is constructed by these ideas in our society, of them being hypersexual, of them being loud and angry. >> women who lead -- >> the filmwas streamed at the metropolitan museum of art. >> they say my life is not a success. >> they say i'm problematic because i'm bold. >> i want people to walk away from this documentary understanding, number one, that our girls are not disposable,
and to really think about how we can shift our understanding of what constitutes a bad attitude or sassiness or combativeness. >> mo canady from the national association of school resource officers acknowledges there is a problem. >> we're training officers to go into the school environment and to realize that implicit bias exists, even their own, and how to combat that. in the day, a good sro should want to have positive impact on the lives of students. >> psychologist tiffany dent hopes to make the positive impact. >> school systems need to begin to identify prevention strategies and actually buy into them. >> having worked in juvenile correctional facilities, she now organized in-school therapy sessions for girls outside of cleveland, ohio. >> we also need to show black and brown kids that we care about them being here.
that the goal is not to push you out of the school system. >> we have to repair the relationship between schools and black communities. i fundamentally believe schools need to be locations for healing, so that they can be the locations for learning. >> what are you hoping people take away from this film? >> we are people, too. we want to be heard. black girls are loved and sacred. >> morris has interviewed more than 150 girls, educators, and justice professionals, and visited more than 30 communities throughout her career doing this research. it started off with her book, and she really talks a lot about black feminine identity and how it has been constructed in a way that, you know, you're not surprised that they're treated differently. black girls are treated differently. >> way differently according to the numbers. we've seen the videos and cover them on the air. you think, i wonder if there is a trend here. there is. >> exposing that in her pbs documentary, she's hitting all
platforms. >> the conversation is really important. >> everything starts with a conversation. >> everyone seems to be on board now, so maybe a follow-up to see if things change. thank you very much. actor tobias menzies is taking over the role of prince phillip in the third season of "the crown." he is in the toyota green room. the big changes happening to that hit series. plus, jonathan vigliotti, we call him viggi -- >> we do? >> hey, viggi. >> climbing sequoia trees. >> above the forest floor may seem like an extreme place to study climate change. that's where we're headed. we have ten more stories to go. coming up, we'll show you what scientists are learning atop some of the world's largest trees. the giant sequoias in california.
this is a kpix5 news morning update. >> i'm gianna franco. 8:25. finally some better news. working along the east way freeway, all lanes are opening. this was following a deadly accident that happened 5:15 this morning. three lanes specifically shut down. they opened two. now all lanes are open. expect delays on that west and eastbound side of 80. elsewhere we're slow and go on 880. there is a crash blocking. 67 minutes drive time as you work your way down to 237. your drive times on the
eastshore freeway. 52 minutes westbound highway 4 to the maze. 101 out of the south bay, 92 minute drive time. we had a couple things going on in san jose. mostly lanes are open, but still slow and go and slow and go along the peninsula because of a crash. northbound 880 busy past the coliseum. here is mary. >> one more day of warm temperatures today. then big changes ahead. here is a live look with the treasure island camera with blue skies over san francisco. clear to start off the day. cool to mild temperatures. above average temperatures through the afternoon. a high fire danger midweek with gusty offshore winds especially in the higher elevations. daytime highs for today 77 in concord. 75 san jose. 72 oakland. 70 for san francisco. a fire weather watch 4:00 a.m. wednesday to 7:00 a.m. thursday for the higher elevations above 1,000 feet. there is that extended forecast. much cooler starting tomorrow.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." it's time to bring some of the stories that are the "talk of the table." we each pick a story to share. jericka? >> i'll go first today. little plastic army men are officially getting some female reinforcements. back in september the ceo of bmc toys announced they were designing plastic army women. that's after a little girl wrote the company a letter, there you see it, saying, "for army girls." she wrote, "why do you not make girl army men?" >> i love that. >> a friend of mine is in the army, too. bmc toys launched a kickstarter campaign on thursday to raise
money for the women told soldiers. in one day it more than doubled its goal of fund-raising $1,400. the army women will be available for christmas next year. >> next year? wait. wait. it was a great story until you said next year. >> i know. you've got to wait. i believe the young girl was vivian lord. shout out to her for -- >> girl army men. i love it. >> writing letters matters. >> i'll write a letter saying can you come up with some new poses. they only have three moves. >> that's true. >> you got to start somewhere. >> it is amazing it's taken this long. all right. i'm talking about a deer spotted in michigan. this is no regular deer. it is a one in a million three-antlered deer. take a very close look at this. it is not photo-shopped. if you zoom in, it's not a branch, it's got two -- the regular antlers and then there's a third antler coming out of the top of its head. a photo taken by a retired rep steve lindbergh. he stepped out of his front door last week, snapped a picture.
he uploaded it. he uploads a picture every single day, a wildlife picture from michigan. he decided to keep the exact location of the deer a secret to protect it from hunters. i don't know, it is deer season in michigan. and the quote that -- the lindbergh gave to one paper was, "he came back to see the deer, and the deer was in the same spot, a couple hours later, the next day the deer was nowhere to be seen. he says cryptically, he's going on to greener pastures. i don't know what that means. >> i don't know. that's some impressive headgear. >> hopefully she's still alive. >> i hope so. anthony? >> i want to continue on our somewhat royal theme in this show since we're talking about prince andrew earlier and we have "the crown" coming up. we're going to talk about princess diana here who wore an iconic dress, the late princess diana, at the white house in 1985. it's going up for auction just in time for the holidays. it's that midnight blue velvet evening gown she wore when she danced with actor john that doelt volta at the white house in 1985.
the presale price estimate is $450,000. the auction takes place december 9th. anybody who was around remembers that moment right there. it's -- she wore the dress three more times including in a portrait by lord snowden in 1997. she auctioned it off actually for charity in '97 and raised $100,000. i think there have been a couple of owners since. obviously it's more valuable now. they're estimating it will get -- the dance number, john travolta said later on he was asked by nancy reagan to dance with -- with diana. he said, is that appropriate? she said, oh, yes, she actually requested it. >> ooh. >> that's how that happened. >> a lot of money for a dress you don't wear. >> hey, olivia newton-john's pants were -- they went big. >> we'll have to fact check that one. continuing with our royal theme, actor tobias menzies is no stranger to success. in "the crown," he pleaded the groom at the famous red wedding.
his dual roles as frank and black jack randall in "outlander" earned him an award. and now plays for instance phillip in "the crown." look at the resemblance. in this scene his character signs up for a documentary film. >> a film? >> yes. it's a documentary film. tell me, do you want to -- >> it means no, no artifice, just the real thing. like one of those wildlife films. >> oh, li like this. >> yes, except this time we are the endangered species. >> exactly. it will follow all of us to prove to everyone who we in here already know. >> what's that? >> how hard we all work and what
good value we represent. how much we deserve the taxpayertaxpayer taxpaye taxpayers' money. >> tobias menzies, good morning. >> thanks for being here. >> thank you so much. >> this is an interesting role because season three of "the crown" is a continuation of a story people have been watching for two prior seasons, but it's a whole new cast. you are prince fill nip middle age. >> that's right. yes. an almost theatrical gesture for a well-known tv show, highly acclaimed, to change everyone in the cast. >> was it appealing to you? >> say again -- >> why was it appealing to you to take it on? >> peter's writing is fantastic. that really is the sort of bedrock of i think the success of the show. i think it's a very -- he's a very interesting man, phillip. there's a lot of complexity. so it purely is a sort of acting challenge. it's rich. there's also the sort of -- the technical challenge of the voice and, you know, how he moves everyone, he's been, you know,
famous for -- >> you do quite a lot of studying to get into the role. as i understand it, you despite growing up in the uk were not a fan of the royals. sorry to out you here. >> yeah. i'm afraid. i hope i don't get fired. yes. my family weren't, you know, that way inclined. my mom would not be a big fan of watching the queen's speech on a christmas morning. yeah, i had to learn quite a bit when i started working on the role. >> did your respect for them increase as you learned more? >> absolutely, yeah. i think whatever your political stripe, you can't question the dedication and service that they have given to our country. >> i talked to matt smith who, of course, played the younger prince harry in the first two seasons. -- prince philip in the first two seasons. he grew sympathetic to the character. and -- then there's also this challenge of playing someone who's alive and could call you up one day. >> i know. imagine him sitting and watching me doing him. i mean, your brain starts to
fizz a got. i think the technical challenge is big. i do have -- i did come to have sympathy for that life. i think it must be challenging. it's highly ceremonial. you're walking into a lot of rooms where people are nervous and tongue-tied, and, you know, it's a high quality of sort of small talk. something i would be bad at. >> the actual royal family is facing a lot of media scrutiny, especially these days, as you know that prince andrew just spoke out. when you look at the idea of addressing that even in this new season and the media's role and how the royal family is portrayed, what are your thoughts i guess as you're watching someone from the royal family actually speak out in realtime? >> yes. it -- >> about the controversial -- >> the relevance of it is striking. i mean, we have an episode in season three, episode four, which is an -- absolutely about the family's relationship with the media. and prince philip attempting to open it out and engage with the media more.
that's obviously been continuing all these years with, you know, mixed results. it's been a real challenge to that family. obviously this most recent version of it with andrew's interview which, you know, is -- feels like problematic at best. >> problematic at best. that's a nice, diplomatic way of putting it. >> there was a small controversy last season that i think points to a bigger issue. i'd love your thoughts. claire foye, the queen, was paid less than matt smith, prince philip. i think that was corrected by the end. now in this season, as i understand it, you're being paid less than the queen. >> this is true. yeah. >> the bigger issue is about pay equity in hollywood and in these sorts of roles. do you think enough is being done -- is there enough transparency? can we see the problem, wrap our arms around is in is it being fixed? >> the honest answer is i don't know in terms of it's being fixed. it's quite hard for it to be a very open conversation.
there's obviously complexity because people bring different experiences, different audiences to a show. that is partly reflected in pay. but i feel like we've still got some way to go in terms of addressing, you know, the gender pay gap. >> the rule is on "the crown" no one makes more than the queen. >> no one makes more than the queen. >> all right. we're very excited "the crown" is back. tobias menzies, thank you so much for being with us this morning. you can stream season three of fo"the crown" on netflix now. coming up, we take you to the top of one of the largest trees in the world or viggy does, anyway, on our series on climate change taking a toll on welcome to the carnival 30 minute tour.
this morning in our "eye on earth" series, we're walking among giants. not the mythical creatures but ancient trees. the huge sequoia groves of california draw millions of tourists a year. these forests are more than photo opportunities. they're longtime warriors in the battle against climate change. jonathan vigliotti climbed with scientists to dizzying heights to see how the changing climate may be taking its toll. >> reporter: good morning, we're here in the sequoia national park perched upon one of the largest trees in the world which
just so happens to be a cloud-hugging laboratory for scientists studying the impacts of climate change. from the air, the breathtaking beauty of the sierra-nevada covers up an ugly statistic. >> the forest service estimates about 130 million trees died in the state of california during this drought. 130 million. >> reporter: from a lack of water? >> yeah. >> reporter: tree ecologists have been working throughout that drought which lasted from late 2010 to earlier this year. >> it's not much further. >> reporter: they haven't been studying the pine firs and cedars that died, they've been analyzing the world-famous monsters that survived, the giant sequoias, the largest living creatures on earth. >> they've been living and growing in the same place, some of them for thousands of years. >> reporter: but even these giants have an achille's heel. >> yeah, their demand for water.
we're measured that an individual tree uses up to 1,000 gallons of water in a single day. if the water satellite diminishes, there's going -- supply diminishes, there's going to be an impact. >> really puts everything into perspective. >> reporter: doing science way out here means more than just a strenuous hike. in fact, that's just the beginning. >> most of the action is happening up in the canopies. that's where all of the leaves are. >> reporter: you had to go up. >> i had to go up. >> reporter: since 2015, they've been scaling trees like this, 250-feet high in order to record the drought's impact on their health and growth. on this day, they brought me along for the climb. >> up we go. >> up we go. >> reporter: how many times at your peak were you climbing up a tree? >> so i think my record for one day was seven climbs. >> reporter: seven climbs? >> yeah. >> reporter: i'm already exhausted. >> i always love being up here.
>> address one -- >> reporter: high above, ambrose got to work, downloading data from a science station they previously installed. >> the sad branches need to be cut fairly close. >> reporter: wendy gathered branch samples to be examined back in the lab. >> this is my jack and the beanstalk moment for real. itting too a little over an -- it took a little over an hour, but i eventually joined the pair in the deceptive safety of the tree's canopy. quite a terrifying place to be doing some science. what has your data that you've collected so far, what has the data told you? >> they are really good at minimizing how much water they lose under drought conditions by shutting down the little tiny pores in their leaves. it allows them to absorb carbon dioxide from the sphere. >> reporter: it sounds -- the atmosphere. >> reporter: it sounds like they shut down for business. >> yeah. they don't take up as much carbon dioxide. >> reporter: that's troubling for two reasons.
the less carbon dioxide trees capture and store, the more of the heat-trapping gas that stays in the atmosphere fueling global warming. also, the trees use carbon dioxide as food to grow. ambrose and baxter have also taken from the sequoias core samples, basically long, thin streps of wood from deep inside the tree they can use to determine the age and growth. >> you can see it goes all the way back -- >> 1900, 1300 -- >> reporter: labs are still analyzing them, but some of the cores are already telling the story. >> these three lines very close together indicate not a lot of growth in that period of time? >> exactly. yes. >> reporter: because of the drought. >> exactly. >> reporter: climate is changing, so what does that mean for a tree like the sequoia that has very specific needs in order to survive the way that itse ha for so long. >> every organism has thresholds that they can't survive. as it gets hotter, snow is going to melt earlier, and there's
going to be less water available for these trees. it may not be a place that they can continue to grow into the future. >> reporter: many of these trees have been alive since before the roman empire which means civilization literally grew up around them. ambrose and baxter are now studying the impacts that civilization is having on these trees' very existence. >> what a great piece. >> amazing concept when you think about that. >> pretty good interview location. the deceptive safety of the canopy. >> the fact that those trees know how to shut themselves down in order to survive. then the people that are doing the work, the passion that they have to have to do that kind of stuff. >> they need up to 1,000 gallons of water a day. >> wow. >> one tree. before we go, some simple and easy tips to avoid the sunday night blues. if you're on the go, subscribe to our podcast. hear the top stories and what's happening in your world in less than 20 minutes. ♪ we'll be right back. don't miss the grand opening
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