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at least nine people are dead after a shoot-out erupts between rival motorcycle gangs at a texas restaurant. this morning authorities fear more violence. the fall of ramadi. in the fight against isis. the terror group rousts the iraqi military and forces thousands to flee their home as it gains control of a strategically important city. sky hacking claim. an expert says he was able to control the flight by hacking into the entertainment system. >> time now for what we call spew spid pet tricks. >> last laugh and david letterman begins to say good-bye
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to the "late show" we look at some of the bits that put him on the edge of comedy. >> hello, kitty. meoooww. this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, may 18th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. there are fears of more violence in texas this morning following a deadly shoot-out between rival motorcycle gangs. at least nine members were killed and 18 injured. the fight took place in front of a popular waco restaurant. the parking lot looked more like the alamo than a busy shopping center. they met to discuss their differences. the police who were tipped off were there as well. >> reporter: investigators have blocked off a massive space near a restaurant where this all
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started. you can see we still have a very large police presence not only here but across the area because officers believe more may show up. >> this is the most violent and gruesome scene i have dealt with. >> reporter: the said his department feared something like this could happen. for the last two months officers have responded to the twin peaks restaurant to break up fights. as many as five separate groups converged with close to 200 members in one place. it may have been an argument over a parking spot that started it all. >> it started in the bathroom with most likely a push or shove or somebody looking at somebody wrong r because police anticipated the violence members of the s.w.a.t. team were already monitoring and quickly moved in as soon as they heard the gunshots. >> we have been getting routes throughout the day that bikers from out of state are headed this way. we would encourage them not to
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because we have plenty of space in our county jail to put them there. >> reporter: police say they're amazed no civilians were hurt in all this. they credit having officers in place. gabriel rojas, cbs news in waco, texas. some marines were training in oahu. 21 people survived the incident but were taken to the hospital. witnesses say they saw three osprey aircraft performing maneuvers. >> we couldn't see the aircraft anymore and when it cleared up, we saw two come up and they continued to circle. there were just two that came up. >> reporter: the program was almost scrapped after it kill 2d 3 marines in 2000.
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the bodies of six marines have been identified. they include two captains, two sergeants, to corporals. they were delivering relief aid when their chopper went down last tuesday. two soldiers from nepal's army were also killed. isis militants have taken control of a key iraqi city. ramadi 70 miles west of baghdad fell to isis fighters yesterday as the defending iraqi forces retreated following days of intense fighting. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> anne-marie good morning. this is the biggest defeat for the iraqi government against isis since last summer and it has something here in washington questioning whether the u.s. effort to help defeat isis which is limited to air strikes is enough. the apparent retreat follows days of intense fighting between iraqi troops and isis militants. the battles left hundreds of
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civilians and soldiers dead and there are reports that isis is carrying out mass executions of iraqi security forces. ramadi fell despite intensified u.s. led air strikes in recent weeks to save the strategic city. some military analysts believe it's time to consider a new strategy. >> clearly at this stage t 2000 or more air strikes coalition forces have done in iraq has not reversed the tide of isis but slowed it and there must be some ground component if isis is to be defeated and the city recaptured. a spokesperson did concede isis now has the advantage. local officials estimate about 8,000 people fled the violence in ramadi in the last few days. this woman says chaos, violence and terror are spreading on the streets. i ram's prchl has ordered troops
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neera mehdi not to abandon their approach while mill labor litsch ya are preparing a counterattack. secretary of state john kerry says he's confident the capture of ramadi will be reversed in weeks. amtrak is back to business six days after the derailment. first train will leave from new york headed to philadelphia, the site of the crash that killed eight people. the speed of the system is now operational on the northbound crash where the crash occur. a service was held yesterday to honor the victims. investigators have been looking into reports that something hit the locomotive windshield. ntsb member robert sumwalt said whatever it was, it was not a bullet. >> i'd like to downplay that
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part. it looks like something the side of a grapefruit if you will and it did not even penetrate the entire wheel. the engineer says he does not remember anything in the few moments before the crash. police in washington, d.c. want help in solving a mystery. it started with a house fire but investigators found the remains of four people the owners son, and housekeeper were beaten before the fire. they have video showing a man called a person of interest. they believe he may have taken a family car and later set it on fire. coming up on the "morning news," plane hacker. the man who claims he was able to fly an airliner from his seat on the plane. and later, visitors at the 9/11 memorial are sickened by a mysterious odor. this is the "cbs morning news." people with type 2 diabetes come from all walks of life. if you have high blood sugar ask your doctor about farxiga.
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in texas, people had to be rescued from the air after heavy rain and flash flooding. rain-soaked texas roads could not cope with the torrential downpour. in oklahoma, the severe weather caused sig kalkt damage sunday, destroying homes and uprooting trees. trailers were sent flying and other structures were dried. and power lines were knocked down, leaving residents in the dark. no injuries were reported. new york city's 9/11 museum will be reopened after it was evacuateded on sunday. visitors standing near the reflecting pool began to choke and cough and showing other signs of difficulty. chemicals used to kill algae in the pool emit add strong odor. no charges have been filed against a hacker who claims he
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took control of a passenger jet and steered it off course. he told the fbi he hacked into many o'flights. >> reporter: computer experts chris roberts tweeted on sunday that his only interest is to improve aircraft security. according to a search record he told fbi agents he exposed dangerous flaws. earlier he told them he identified vulnerability with in-flight entertainment systems and on one flight he successfully was able to cause a plane to climb and move sideways. he told fbi from 2011 to 2015 he come compromised the systems 15 to 20 times. in march he told fox news he'd been talking with the federal aviation administration. >> you basically have to understand how computer systems work avionic systems and be
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able to work and translate between the system. >> the fbi hasn't said he successfully tracked into the controls but warned him unauthorized access is a violation of the federal statute and that he could be prosecuted. in april roberts was on a united flight from denver to toronto and tweeted reference to what could be a tampering to passenger oxygen masks. they found that the boxes under and in front of robert's seat showed signs of tampering. >> it does open up a debate that we need to keep ourselves clearly ahead of anyone who might try to do something like this. >> united says their internal review says it makes them confident his claimants are unfounded. julianna goldman, cbsnys, washington. well, straight ahead block
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on the "cbs moneywatch," a chinese tech giant accused in a counterfeiting lawsuit, and "pitch perfect 2" hits the right notes to win the box office. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. the chinese eucone-commerce alibaba says it will fight a group over counterfeits. they allege al they. it is the second time they've been sued over counterfeits in less than a year. wall street hopes to continue the upward trend. the dow gained 1 points. the s&p finished 6 points higher for the week and the nasdaq gained 44 points. expect some crowded light this summer. a record number of travelers are
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expected to fly somewhere. u.s. airlines will carry 220 passengers between june 1st and august 31st. that's the most since 2007. on average there will be 2.4 million passengers day. that is 4.5% more than last year. "pitch perfect 2" was the latest hit at the box office. the sequel to the 2012 hit raked in more than $76 million. universal says 62% of the audience was under the age of 25. "mad max:fury road" came in second. and a legendary store fa-o schwartz will close its flagship
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store. the company is trying to find a less expensive face here in manhattan. anne-marie? >> jill, we've got to get down there and dance on the giant piano while we still have a chance. >> absolutely. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot. when we return a funny farewell. the comic moments that only david letterman could pull off as he gets ready for his final late show this week. ♪ "smash me. dear god, smash me into a million pieces" little miss puffytail thinks every time someone enters this room. for while the people who come in here can use quilted northern, a toilet paper that works so well they can completely forget their experience... ...little miss puffytail can never forget. she can dream. dream for the sweet, sweet swing of a careless elbow. quilted northern. designed to be forgotten.
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forecast in some cities around the country. in sports the houston rockets returned to the nba western conference finals for the first time in nearly two decades. the rockets erase a 3-1 series
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deficit and beat the los angeles clippers in game seven. james harden scores 31 points for houston. the rockets face golden state in the cough kohn frens finals. atlanta braves shelby was one away with a no-hitter. miami's justin boerse singles. miller would finish the game and get the braves a 6-0 win. don draper's odyssey through the golden age of advertising is over. after seven season 92 episodes and an untold number of cocktail "mad men" reached its conclusion. and we will tell you what happened to the characters in the award-winning drama but the episode ended with a nod to the real life advertisement television world i'd like to buy the world a coke, during that
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time dave has been on the cutting edge of comedy. suzanne marques has a look at some of his greatest bits. >> hello kitty, meoooow. >> reporter: dave's humor has always been a little offbeat, a little an such. >> what do you have there? >> pizza. >> can you take the pepperoni off the pizza and leave it on the sidewalk. >> reporter: and destructive. dash's stuck with a particular kind of comedy. >> there was a sense of reverence and sort of anything can happen. >> reporter: two of letterman's significant segments were stupid pet tricks and stupid human tricks. >> there time for something called stupid pet tricks. >> and don't forget his legendary top ten list. >> number ten, our electric
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sexual chemistry. >> yeah. >> letterman didn't reinventilate night but letterman did it in a way that people had. really seen before and certainly hadn't seen done that way. >> i've got zsa zsa gabor with me. za would like a fillet oh fish sand which. what kind of wine do you have. >> reporter: now dave says he isn't into viral videos but one look at these bits and he's really a pioneer. any one of them could have gone viral. reporting in new york i'm suzanne marquez, cbs news. three days to go before dave heads off into retirement. tonight his guest is oscar winner tom hanks and tomorrow it's where it all began. letterman's first ever guest bill murray makes one last visit to the ed sullivan theater. jane pauley has the only
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the smithsonian is completing a monumental project. the museum of african-american history and culture. the building has been a long strug, scott pelley got a preview from lonnie bunch, the museum's founding director. >> reporter: we're on the ground floor. this is where people will get their first experience in the museum. so what's going to be here? those they'll walk in either from the mall or the constitutional avenue and run into amazing pieces of african-american art. >> when all of this is finally complete, what will america have? >> america will have a place that allowed them to remember to remember how much we as a country have been improved,
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changed, challenged and made better by the african-american experience. they'll have a place that they can call home but they'll also have a place that will make them change. >> reporter: but've this place is only space until you fill it. >> oh my goodness. did somebody already look at some of these things? >> no. >> seven years ago the smithsonian began rummaging the attics and basements of america. >> this may have marked a milestone in his life and what we don't know is what that was. >> but at least it gives me something that i can investigate. >> 3,000 people brought their family history to 16 smithsonian events across the country. >> and this is an early free black family based out of baltimore. >> yes, yes. >> it sounds like "antiques road trip." >> it is like "antiques road trip." >> we have experts across the field, experts in conservation,
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experts who understand about paper, metal, you name it fabrics, textiles and they come in and review object for the public. >> some of that looks like it's dried out a little bit. >> doubt put it near an air conditioning unit because it will dry it up too much. >> how do you convince someone to give up a priceless family heirloom? >> you know what? our museum pitches itself. all we have to do is tell the absolute honest truth. people have been waiting for us. people in america have been waiting for this moment. and so literally they just hand us things. >> well, you can get a look at some of the artifacts that will be on display at the museum by going online. scott pelley's full report is on welling coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," republican senator lindsey graham stops by studio 57 to discuss his plans for 2016. and we talk with former
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secretary of defense, robert gates, on the fight against isis. finally this morning, words of wisdom and advice for georgetown's graduating class from charlie rose. the "cbs this morning" co-host told the class of 2015 to start the next chapter of their story to take action make choices, and lose themselves in the greater good. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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test. from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". amtrak resumes service today on the northeast corridor less than a week after that massive derailment that killed eight people. this as investigators continue to look for what caused the accident. we'll tell you what they know to this point. >> good morning everyone, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. also today, president obama be in our area, why the commander in chief is visiting camden, katy? >> good morning, erika. we can expect to see little dose of summer out there today yet again, some sunshine, also some humidity, heat to go with it along with that it will probably also see couple of showers and thunderstorms firing up out there. pattern stays a little on the active side. you can see right now not much, but little bit of activity out


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