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more severe weather is expected today after a summer storm lashes the east coast. >> it came in so quick, and we just didn't expect it to be as bad as it was. >> the pastor killed in last week's shooting in charleston while his colleagues take the first step in removing the confederate flag from the state capitol. will he speak? zocor tsarnaev gets a chance to speak today. and bringing new meaning to a pop fly. dad holding his baby makes a highlight real catch. >> which morning show will this dad be on tomorrow? >>. >> all of them.
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>> yep. >> this is thesis "cbs morning news" for wednesday, july 24th 2015. good morning. thanking for joining us. i'm alison harmelin in for anne-marie green. severe weather and the possibility of tornados in the forecast today for the northern plains and the midwest. much of iowa and illinois from des moines to chicago remains under the threat of flooding. as wendy gillette reports many in new england are cleaning up after the summer's first big storm. >> the storm darkening skies as it moved in. southern new jersey getting battered. winds downed trees smashing cars and taking power lines with them leaving thousands in the dark. >> it came within 15 minutes and was here and gone. >> reporter: the severe weather halting amtrak service between here and philadelphia.
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it also caused a train to stall near harrisburg leaving passengers in the dark and without air conditioning for hours. the storm ranging from the mid-atlantic where the weather caused a deadly car crash near washington, d.c. >> the car appears to have skidded off, hit a pole broke the pole and unfortunately live wires, hot wires came down on top of the vehicle. >> reporter: to new england where wind whips trees from out of the ground. >> it was scary. it was rumbling our house and it was scary. my dogs were crazy about it and i didn't like it. >> reporter: the wind rain and lightning not the only problem on tuesday. high heat causing several people to be treated at a new jersey graduation ceremony. temperatures are expected to cool off thein the northeast starting today. >> it's going to bring relief from the relentless heat but the heat shifts to the west and all across the intermountain west it's high in the 100s. seattle will be well into the 90s.
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as we approach the weekend record highs are expected. >> reporter: and you can really tell the difference after the storm rolled through. it's a lot cooler for the people in new york city this morning. that's going to help people without power. about 104,000 people in the atlantic city area 204,000 in the pennsylvania area and some may not get their power back on until friday. alison. >> wendy gillette here in new york. thank you, wendy. boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. >> judge o'toole will impose the sentence jurors de-sided on last monthdzhokhar tsarnaev
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will be sentenced. it's their chance to tell the 21-year-old to his face how their lives have changed since april 2013. the brothers who each lost a leg will not attend sentencing according to their uncle but their mother will. survivor mark fucerile telling us he will not attend nor will mother and daughter. it would onlied a stress to our lives and wouldn't make any impact on him. he is not worthy of our time or any more of our tears. to us he's already dead. nevertheless judge o'toole will ask him to stand and express his remorse. the angry evidence in the infamous boat note or he could say nothing at all.
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jim armstrong for cbs news boston. today the city of charleston begins to officially mourn the bodies of last week's murders. the pastor will be buried friday. funerals for the victims will be held this week. don champion is in columbia. good morning, don. >> reporter: good morning, allison. it's the first of three days of remembrance for the senator who kun colleague called one of the nicest people to work in the building. the body of clementa pinckney will lie in state in the capitol as mourners pay their final respects. he spent much of his time in the state capitol as a senator. on tuesday his friends and colleagues took a moment to remember his character. >> a man who held no hard feelings against anyone, a man who loved everyone that he came in contact with. >> reporter: those who knew him
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best described pinckney as a man guided by faith, not politics. it was in the mother emanuel church where he was killed last week while studying the bible. some are challenging each other to honor his legacy with action. >> i ask that in the memory of mr. pinckney that we are generous in spirit gracious in our conversation. >> reporter: a horse drawn caisson will carry his casket today where the confederate flag continues to fly high. president obama will deliver pinckney's eulogy at his funeral on friday. we're told the first lady and vice president will also attend funeral on friday. the local newspaper says the president will visit with other family members of the shooting
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as well. police show video. a tip led them to the car in shelby, north carolina where he was driving. he gave up without a fight. roof was frisk, handcuffed and put in the back seat of a police car. afterward the officers celebrated the end of a manhunt. it was pictures of dylann roof posing with the confederate flag that determined its future. the governor of tennessee is now calling for the removal of the flag from license plates. the same in virginia. all of this as the state ledge legislature in south carolina. >> reporter: the confederate flag is going to be more difficult to find. several retailers including wall meat ee barracks amazon sears, and kmart say they will no longer sell merchandise that
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bears the confederate flag. people outside rallied on both sides of the issue. >> the confederate flag is a symbol of hatred and slavery. >> reporter: the debate extends beyond south carolina. >> i want to see the confederate flag off of all virginia license plates. >> reporter: at least nine states display the flag on their license plates. here at the state capitol the confederate flag will continue to fly, but that's not expected to happen until possibly next week. marlie hall, cbs news columbia south carolina. a leaked autopsy report indicates that freddie gray suffered a high-energy injury while being transported to a baltimore van. the report obtained by "the baltimore sun" shows that he likely suv ired an injury when the van braked sharply. six police officers were
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indicted by grand jury. one faces a charge of second-degree depraved heart murder. they all pleaded not guilty. law enforcement officials have new evidence from the on the run-killers who escaped from the new york prison. cbs news has learned a pair of boots was found in the same cabin where a dna match identified at least one of the prisoners. this raises the possibility that one of the escapees is barefoot. today the obama administration is announcing a change in its hostage policy. mark albert's in washington. good morning, mark. >> reporter: good morning, alison. this is not an official change to the policy but more an initiative that it's been inconsistent. four american hostages were killed by isis last summer and families of some of those killed
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were ill-informed and threadened with prosecution if they tried to negotiate and pay ransom for the release of their loved ones yet the obama administration did negotiate last year for the release of army sergeant bowe bergdahl. in that case five taliban fighters were skparjed for the serviceman. they will make it clear to the government they can communicate with those holding meshes overseas and even help families who want to negotiate themselves. alison? >> mark albert in washington. thank you, mark. newly released documents showing the nsa spied on three recent french presents has sparkedianspark sparked an uproar in paris. it reveals hot button topics including espionage. american officials are holding
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series. his career spanned eight decades and included dozens of roles in broadway plays and movies. dick van patton was 86 years old. g-mail's undo button. good morning, alison. the senate is expected to giving final approval to the fast track trade bill by president obama. it was already approved by the house. president obama wants to complete negotiations for the 12-nation trans-pacific partnership. fast-track negotiating authority allows congress to approve the deal or not but not change it. on wall street investors are waiting to see if greece can strike a deal with its creditors. yesterday stocks finished higher adding to monday's gain. the dow rose 24 points. the s&p gained one point. the nasdaq finished sick points high jeer netflix improved a
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7-4-1 stock split. they're used to generate a split. they closed yet at just over $681 a share. facebook is now worth more than walmart on the stop market. on monday facebook knocked walmart off the top ten list of highest valued companies. facebook is up 10.4% in a year. and, alison did you hit the "send" button on your e-mail and say i really didn't want to do that? g-mail is making it possible. it existed for years but it's been hard to find so the new unsend setting appears at the top of the g-mail window. it allows you to cancel an e-mail for up to 30 seconds after you send it. brilliant. >> good to know. oh the regret weeshs had. straight ahead, a rapper's
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the ball deflated or not, is in roger goodell's report. the nfl commissioner will make a ruling on whether or not to uphold the suspension on quarterback tom brady. he left after a ten-hour appeal hearing. the super bowl mvp is trying to convince goodell to throw out the ban. there's no timetable for goodell to make a final decision. this year we have seen moms and dads make some pretty impressive catches at baseball games while holding their babies but one has taken it to another level. watch what happens. keith hartley with his baby in one arm reaches over the fence and snatches a ball away from adrian gonzalez who actually had a shot at it. >> that should have been an out. they can review that. >> took it right out of his glove. daddy dearest over there has
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nothing on jeffrey mayer. >> he's supposed to be kicked out of the game too. sorry, dad. >> hartley wasn't kicked out but the play was reversed and the batter called out. after the game gonzalez said it would have been more impressive if the baby made the catch. the cubs beat the dodgers, 1-0. when we return a see-through truck. they make it safer for other drivers on the road. we'll show you how it works. unfortunately, many people who spread it may not know they have it. it's called whooping cough. and the cdc recommends everyone, including those around babies, make sure their whooping cough vaccination is up to date. understand the danger your new grandchild faces. talk to your doctor or pharmacist about you and your family getting a whooping cough vaccination today. thanks for calling angie's list. how may i help you? i heard i could call angie's list if i needed work done around my house at a fair price. you heard right, just tell us what you need done and we'll find a top rated provider to take care of it.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a representative for sean combs says he was defending himself during an incident that led to his arrest. the hip-hop mogul is free on bail after being arrested monday on ucla campus where his son plays football. he faces three charges including
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assault with a deadly weapon. combs is accused of threatening a coach with a kettle ball. a doctor warning not to become a victim of skinny jeans. avoid the same position for long periods and keep moving. the create ore f classic piece of americana t pink classic flamingo has died. don featherstone created the lawn ornament. he was 79. and samsung wants to make the road safer by giving drivers a preview of what's ahead. it beams live pictures of the road ahead on the road to the back screen. that way people can see it from the opposite direction if they want to pass. >> and a coming up after your local news on "cbs this
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that oil pipeline spill off the california coastline last month has forced exxonmobil to close off platforms. over 100,000 gallons of crude oil were released when the pipe burst. last week's santa barbara rejected an application to allow exxon to truck the oil. this week a leading privacy rights group filed a complaint against the ride sharing company uber. at issue, their policy of tracking paeshlgs and assessing their personal information. mike sugarman of our cbs affiliate k ppix reached tout uber. >> you know, i expect when i'm using the service for it to track me.
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>> reporter: here's what's new. it would have the potential to start tracking you even when the app is off and to keep the data. now, this could be dad. suppose you're kidnapped or go missing. well t app will know where you are. or it's bad if you, i don't know, say call in sick and you end up at the ball park or some other place you really shouldn't be. >> they have this vast trove where every single person has gone. that's subject to a lot of security issues, subpoenas. who knows who can get their hand on that data. >> that's too confidential. >> you don't like it. >> no. >> i guess it's not shocking how companies are tracking you and how their service works to begin with but it's still a little bit unsettling to hear that. >> reporter: uber's response? >> we'll get back to you. >> reporter: and they did. the change is only meant to know where you are faster and you could turn the feature off on your phone and now in an
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apparent back draft, the spokesperson says they have no plans to make the change at this time. critics worry they could at any time. >> we should be pushing back against the idea of this company collecting and keeping all this information about where we're going and where we are at all times. >> reporter: we don't know where she's going, but starting next month uber will even if the app is off, though they say that's not their plan right now. >> that was mike sugarman of our san francisco affiliate kpix reporting. >> the 2016 summer olympics are more than 13 month was but the official mascot is no longer a secret. they revealed jinja. he'll get to try out the pan america games in toronto next month. and coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the violent storms in the east. we'll take you to one of the hardest hit areas.
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plus new evidence that marijuana may not help all the illnesses as some claim. we'll talk with dr. tara narula as the google streaming services heat up. thank that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. i'm alison harmelin. thanks for watching. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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boy, those damaging storms rolled through last night bringing down trees and power lines and leaving thousands without power but the big impact from the storm is going to be for commuters this morning. i'm ukee washington. i'm quarter von tiehl. severe weather continues to cause problems for folks trying to raid rails. many amtrak trains were delayed or suspended yesterday. patco announced service suspension this morning in. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch is at the pennsylvania co's colin wood station with more, justin, good morning. >> reporter: ukee and erika good morning. if your commute commute involves the rails you may want to double-check if you have a way


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