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it's tuesday, june 7th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." hillary clinton clinches. the democrat scores enough delegates to secure her party's nomination and her place in history. bernie sanders says the fight is far from over. donald trump urges allies to ratchet up the rhetoric against the judge in the trump university case. this morning, a ranking republican is telling colleagues to rethink their support of the presumptive nominee. tropical storm colin roars over the sunshine state leaving parts of florida flooded. and carpool karaoke is broadway bound with james korden
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taking the stage's biggest stars for a ride. ♪ good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with political history. cbs news estimates hillary clinton now has enough delegates to clinch the democratic presidential nomination. clinton will be the first woman presidential candidate of a major u.s. political party. the estimated clues a mix of elected and super delegates, holding off a surprisingly strong campaign by bernie sanders. sanders refuses to concede, hoping for an upset in today's california primary. it's one of six democratic contests today, and within days, president obama is expected to formally endorse clinton. chris martinez is in los angeles.
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chris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. hillary clinton isn't entirely declaring victory just yet. she says she's instead staying focused on having a strong showing in primaries today, including here in california. on the eve of today's nominating contest, presumptive democratic nominee hillary clinton urged voters at a star-studded fundraiser in los angeles to deliver her a big victory in california. >> get everybody you know to come out and vote tomorrow and then let's go forward and win this he election in november. >> reporter: the former secretary of state made history monday, gaining commitments from a mix of elected delegates and super delegates to become the first woman to ever top a major party ticket. >> we're on the brink of a historic, historic, unprecedented moment. >> reporter: but clinton's rival bernie sanders is pushing back. yesterday his campaign released
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a statement accusing the media of rushing to judgment. >> in every instance we beat trump by far larger margins than does hillary clinton. >> reporter: clinton's likely republican opponent, donald trump, heads into today's contests unopposed but also under fire from members of his own party. the latest backlash erupted after he criticized the mexican heritage of a federal judge presiding over a lawsuit against trump university. >> i think he's an honest guy. >> mexican or not mexican, all i want him to do is give me a fair shake. >> reporter: yesterday, senator lindsey graham became the latest republican to condemn trump. graham called on republicans backing the presumptive gop nominee to rescind their endorsements. and we're told that bernie sanders will watch the results of tonight's contests from his home state of vermont, where he will reportedly begin to assess his campaign to see what his
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next move may or may not be. he's been asked several times recently, including here the past couple days in california whether he will endorse hillary clinton before the convention. he's not answered that question just yet. ann-marie, back to you. >> chris martinez in los angeles. thanks a lot, chris. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll talk about what comes next for hillary clinton and bernie sanders with the managing editor of bloomberg politics, john heilemann. this morning, tropical storm colin is moving across northern florida with heavy rain and damaging winds. in some areas, there is substantial flooding and power outages. colin is moving towards the northeast, expected to cross into southeastern georgia and then off the coast later today. colin has sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. the strong winds, including a possible tornado, hit just west of jacksonville. on florida's west coast yesterday, high waves and rough seas washed ashore. colin is expected to produce 3 to 6 inches of rain. roadways are flooded, and the governor has declared a state of
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emergency. at one point, more than 7500 customers were without power in tampa yesterday. colin is the earliest that a third named storm has formed in the atlantic. we are learning more about the memorial and funeral services for muhammad ali. they'll be held thursday and friday in ali's hometown of louisville. apparently ali started making plans for his good-bye a decade ago. pallbearers include will smith, lennox lewis, and family members. ali wanted ordinary fans, not just vips to attend. thousands are expected. kenneth craig has our report. >> reporter: jimmy smith is teaching his young son about muhammad ali. smith had planned to stop at the ali center in louisville, kentucky, while on a family trip from ohio to atlanta. >> as we're driving down past couple days, sadly we heard the news he was passing away. it's just tragic timing, i guess.
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>> reporter: ali's death has been met with an outpouring of love and memories from fans all around the world. his life and legacy will be honored during two interfaith memorial services. 18,000 are expected to attend an islamic prayer program thursday at louisville's freedom hall. another 15,000 will be allowed into a public service friday at the yum center. >> he was larger than the muslim community, larger than the african-american community. >> reporter: ali's family says the former heavyweight champ helped plan his memorials and gave his approval before he died. former president bill clinton will be among those delivering a eulogy. kenneth craig, cbs news, louisville, kentucky. well, coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll look at muhammad ali and his muslim faith. it's reported that at least 11 people were killed by a car bomb in istanbul. this morning's attack was carried out in the city's historic quarter, a major tourist attraction. a turkish police blast was
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apparently the target. seven of the dead are officers. 36 people were wounded and some are in critical condition. brock turner, the former stanford swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious, intoxicated woman, is appealing his six-month sentence. with good behavior, he's expected to serve half that. the light sentence has triggered outrage. the judge who sentenced turner says he was just following the recommendation of the probation department. >> reporter: at his sentencing on three felony counts of sexual assault, brock turner could have gone to prison for 14 years. instead, he will spend just three months in the county jail. turner is a former stanford university swimming star. his 23-year-old victim, who is not a stanford student, is anonymous. but her emotional 12-page statement to the judge is quickly coming to represent every woman sexually assaulted on campus. she wrote, i don't want my body anymore. i was terrified of it. she admits to drinking too much
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at a fraternity party and blacking out. she was discovered nearly naked on the ground behind a dumpster. turner claims she consented. she wrote, his attorney constantly reminded the jury, the only one we can believe is brock because she doesn't remember. that helplessness was traumatizing. addressing her attacker, she said, you took away my worth, my privacy, my energy, my time, my safety, my intimacy, my confidence, my own voice. >> her words resonated with people not just locally in our county but all across the nation and all across the world. >> reporter: she was the prosecutor in the case. >> i cried. i felt like i didn't do my part in representing her interests in the case because of the slap on the wrist sentence he got. >> reporter: the sentence came after brock turner's father made his own appeal to the judge. his life will never be the one that he dreamed about. that is a steep price to pay for 20 minutes of action.
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>> well, that was john blackstone reporting. turner's sentence has sparked outrage, and others are calling for the judge to be removed. the prosecutor says while he disagrees with the sentence, the judge should not be removed. no charges will be brought against the mother of that 3-year-old who got into the gorilla exhibit in the cincinnati zoo last month. zoo officials had to kill the gorilla to protect the boy. prosecutors say the boy just scampered off when his mother turned her head for a few seconds. the family says it's pleased with the decision. zoot's gorilla exhibit reopens today with higher barriers. coming up on the morning news, the story behind the escape. investigators reveal how two imates at a new york prison easily broke out last year, triggering a tense manhunt. and later, we get a new look at o.j. simpson. this is the "cbs morning news."
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while tropical storm colin sent many floridians scrambling for flashlights and sandbags, one company saw a marketing opportunity. a firm that makes silicone mermaid tails sent a young woman into the flooded streets of st. petersburg to promote them. look at her. the cold remedy is not included. might be a little chilly for all of that. o.j. simpson has a new mug shot and a closer look at an infamous prison break. those are some of the head leans on the morning newsstand. "the new york times" reports on the security lapses that helped two murderers escape from a new york upstate prison last year. guards were doing crossword puzzles while the prisoners worked on their breakout. one inmate was able to spend 85 nights outside his cell to find an escape root. guards also failed to detect an 18-inch hole made in the wall. they were on the run for three weeks before one was captured and the other killed.
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"the los angeles times" reports that a jury voted for the execution of a serial killer. lonnie franklin jr., known as the grim sleeper, was convicted last month of ten murders over more than two decades. investigators think franklin may have killed at least 25 women. britain's "daily mail" has o.j. simpson's new mug shot. the former football star is serving a 33-year term for armed robbery in nevada. the prison says new photos are taken to maintain accuracy. simpson, who's 68, will be eligible for parole next year. "the miami herald" reports the death of a street brawler who became a mixed martial arts fighter testimony kimbo slice died of unknown causes yesterday in a florida hospital. he was 42. and "the houston chronicle" reports the death of the last known 9/11 search dog. the 16-year-old golden retriever named brittany was euthanized yesterday due to illness. she was brought to new york city in 2001 by a texas team that
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sunday's tony awards that he is hosting. while reports of the robots taking over may be a little premature, the ones that make sales calls have not yet stopped. weijia jiang looks into what's being done about those annoying robo calls. >> reporter: joel fischman says he constantly gets calls from telemarketers. >> about a dozen on my land line. maybe another two or three on my cell phone. >> that must be driving you crazy. >> well, yeah. they're a distraction. they're an intrusion. >> reporter: fischman is frustrated because years ago he signed up for the do not call regist registry along with more than 200 million other americans, but it turns out the registry doesn't stop all the calls it should. a major reason why, many companies don't abide by the registry and call anyway. there's rarely a punishment. >> this is insane. >> reporter: sick of robo calls, congresswoman jackie speier
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introduced legislation that forces phone companies to give customers the ability to block telemarketers. >> telecoms, you have to provide for no charge the opportunity for your consumers to not be bothered. >> reporter: many people already have access to the technology and might not know it. several phone providers offer a service called nomorobo. it uses a massive data base to block most calls. for your cell phone, there are several apps that can identify telemarketers. after we talked to him, fischman was able to get call blocking technology for his home phone, and almost all the calls have stopped. weijia jiang, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," best-selling horror author stephen king. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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here's at look at this morning's top stories. cbs news estimates that hillary clinton has enough delegates to clinch the democratic presidential nomination. once officially nominated, she would be the first woman chosen to run for president by a major u.s. party. bernie sanders won't concede, though, and is hoping for an upset in today's california primary. it's one of six democratic contests today. and tropical storm colin is making its way across northern florida and into southern georgia this morning with heavy rain and 50-mile-per-hour sustained winds. there is flooding and wind damage in some areas. roads are closed and thousands lost power. well, thousands of people are expected to gather in louisville, kentucky, later this week to pay their respects to muhammad ali. the boxing legend is gone, but
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his voice and words remain. here's a listen. >> you say these are poems that you've written? >> yes, i'm the only prophet. don't be surprised of nothing i do. >> this kid fights great. he's got speed and endurance. if you plan to fight him, increase your insurance. >> this is the legend of muhammad ali, the most popular fighter there ever will be. he talks a great deal and brags indeed of a powerful punch and blinding speed. this brash boxer is something to see. the heavyweight championship is his destiny. >> i told you all that i was the greatest of all time. i'm still the greatest of all time. never again make me the underdog until i'm about 50 years old. then you might get me. i'm going to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. his hands can't hit what his eyes can't see. >> i'm not going to help nobody.
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if i'm going to die, i'll die right now here fighting you. you won't even stand up for me for my religious beliefs, and you want me to go somewhere and fight, but you won't stand up for me here at home. >> regardless of the world and the pressure, i made it an easy night because allah has power over all things. if you believe in him, nothing will look like a baby. >> i told him i had to go to the hospital, and i'm still pretty. >> most of all, i'm pretty. most fighters are ugly. >> i've wrestled with alligators. i've tussled with a whale. i done handcuffed lightning and put thunder in jail. you know i'm bad. i murdered a rock. i injured a stone. and i hospitalized a brick. i'm so bad i make medicine sick. i can drown a drink of water and kill a dead tree. wait until you see muhammad ali.
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>> there will never be another one like him. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on muhammad ali as we take a closer look at his muslim faith and its influence on his life. plus, best-selling horror author stephen king joins us in the studio. and we'll take you to beijing, where there's a war between theme parks. that's the news for this thursday. thank you so much for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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this is cb3 "eyewitness news" this morning. kidnapped, robbed and shot. new this morning, pizza delivery man is in critical condition after terrifying ordeal, what investigators discovered near the crime scene. five year old is recovering after being shot inside his home. >> primary day in new jersey as voters head to the polls, cbs news confirms, clinton has enough delicate i can numbers. what bernie sanders is saying about the projections. today is tuesday, june 7, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. we're getting your day


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