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♪ it's tuesday, march 7th, 2017, this is the "cbs morning news." avenue president trump vowed to repeal and replace obamacare, we're getting our first look at the republican replacement. what stays and what goes from the affordable care act. and who stays and who goes. the president signs the travel ban with changes in store for syrians and iraqis. a show of strength for the u.s. after north korea successfully launched missiles towards a key ally. severe storms sweep through
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the midwest forcing kansas to take cover when a tornado whips through a wildfire. and just days on the job, hud secretary ben carson with controversial comments on slavery. >> there are other immigrants on a slave ship who fought even a slave ship who fought even longer and harder for less. captioning funded by cbs good morning from the cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. well, the house republicans' plan to replace the affordable care act hasn't been out of the block for 24 hours and already facing opposition from some republicans. safe guards for people with preexisting conditions and the ability of adult children to stay on their parents' plan until age of 26. committee voting is expected to start tomorrow, nancy cordes reports. >> there is one thing and one
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thing only that lawmakers were doing on monday night, and that is poring through the 66-page bill just released by republican lawmakers. some details are still missing but here's what we can tell you about what's in it. the bill would provide tax credits to help americans buy insurance. americans making under $75,000 a year or families making understand $150,000 would get the fum credit and they would begin to taper off for people making more than that. now, how journal russ are the credits, how do they compare to the tax credits under obamacare? that we can't tell you because a briefing for reporters couldn't give us a figure. and they also couldn't say how expensive this plan would be. sounds like some of those numbers are still being crunched. the plan would sweep enrollmentes in medicaid and put a cap on medicaid grants to states. once again, we're awaiting figures on what those caps would look like because obamacare significantly expanded medicaid
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a few months back. no taxpayer funds to plans that cover abortions. and now comes the hard part. selling this plan to republicans across the spectrum. already, four republican senators are sent a letter to republican leadership saying they're worried about the medicaid provisions in this plan. they say they think the plan doesn't provide stability and certainty for individuals and families who are in medicaid expansion programs. on the other hand, there will be republicans who think that the plan is who generous, they'll call it obamacare light. so this is just the beginning of what is going to be a very intense fight, even before we get to the concern that democrats have about the plan. nancy cordes, cbs news, capitol hill. meanwhile, president trump's revised travel ban takes effect march 16th.
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another high-ranking republican lawmaker is calling on mr. trump to provide evidence that president obama had his phones tapped and attorney general jeff sessions clarifying his testimony concerning the russians, hena daniels is here in new york. >> good morning, anne-marie. the travel ban will withstand any possible legal and calling on what it claims is illegal activity by the obama administration. >> reporter: dozens of protesters gathered outside of the white house monday night, hours after president trump signed version two of his travel and immigration ban behind closed bans. >> 2.0 is still unconstitutional and still illegal. >> reporter: new order which takes effect next week temporarily bars new visas for six countries for 90 days. this does not include iraq nor
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does it apply to current visa holders, refugees from syria will no longer be barred indefinitely. >> we're finding ways to improve the vetting process and thus keep people from entering our country. >> reporter: as to whether president obama wiretapped his phone at the trump tower in new york shortly before the election. >> we appreciate the house and senate and intelligence committee combining their investigations into russia which is a very attenuated investigation into this issue- >> reporter: top officials struggled monday to explain where mr. trump's accusation came from. >> if the president of the united states said that, he's got his reasons to say that. he's got some convincing evidence that that took place. >> reporter: over the weekend, fbi director james comey asked them to publicly refute those claims. after he opens a new fbi office
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in boston to see if he comments on the matter himself. and president trump's attorney general jeff sessions also updated testimony he provided during a senate confirmation hearing last month. sessions doubled down on the claim that his previous testimony was collapsed. the meeting got sessions to recuse himself from any further investigations into russia last week. anne-marie. homeland security secretary kelly is considering separating migrant chin from their parents. during an interview with cnn yesterday, kelly said the proposal would affect family who cross the border into the united states from mexico. kelly says the children would be cared for in the least restrictive setting. ahead on "cbs this morning," the democratic leader of the house nancy pelosi is in studio 57 to
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discuss the republican plan to replace obamacare. severe tornadoes producing storms moved through the midwest, causing significant damage. at least 40 tornadoes were reported in missouri, kansas and illinois. some injuries are reported as well. over 20 homes were damaged or destroyed. tornadoes also touched down in kansas where a string of watches and warnings were posted into the night. at one point, the fire crews battling a grass fire in topeka had to take cover when a reported tornado whipped through the smoke. and in minnesota, strong winds blew a trailer into a house. several homes were damaged. following north korea's latest missile test, the united states began to deploy a missile defense system in south korea. the first element arrived in south korea last night. it's meant to intercept and destroy short and medium-range ballistic missiles, both russia and china oppose the deployment. north korea launched four
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missiles monday that landed in the sea of japan. about 200 miles from the japanese coast. the missiles like this, came as the u.s. and south korea begin military exercises. these photos show north korea's leader jong-un apparently supervising the launch. the u.n. and japan have requested a security meeting on. matter. housing and urban development secretary ben carson is under fire for comparing slavery to immigration. carson talked about the work ethic and dreams of immigrants. >> there are other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships worked even harder and longer for less. >> last night on facebook carson wrote the slave narrative and the immigrants made the choice to come to america, wrote carson, in contrast, slaves were forced here against their will
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and lost all of their opportunities. the two experiences should never be intertwined, nor forgotten." coming up on the "morning news" planned parenthood proposal. president trump makes an offer to preserve the organization's funding. and chance the rapper takes a big gamble on chicago schools. this is the "cbs morning news." see me. see me. don't stare at me. see me. see me. see me to know that psoriasis is just something that i have. i'm not contagious. see me to know that... ...i won't stop until i find what works. discover cosentyx, a different kind of medicine for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. proven to help the majority of people find clear or almost clear skin. 8 out of 10 people saw 75% skin clearance at 3 months. while the majority saw 90% clearance.
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on the morning newsstands. "the new york times" said president trump told planned parenthood he would stop funding if the group stayed abortions. "usa today" explains why the supreme court sidestepped a closely watched transgender rights case. and justice s vacated a court ruling that let a student use the school's bathroom matching his genderenty. the teenager is not discouraged. >> for more, it's more the impact it could have on transgender kids that come after me. and those currently in school and before they get out of school. >> the case goes back to the appeals court level because the trump administration reversed obama guidance on the issue. the baltimore sun reports a new development in the case against seven city police officers.
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an attorney says body cam footage shows officers unlawfully arrested his client last summer. the case was dropped yesterday. the officers have pleaded not guilty to shaking down suspects and filing false court reports. "the washington post" reports that schools in a virginia district will close tomorrow because of a protest called a day without a woman. officials in alexandria say about 300 staffers, most of them teachers, asked for the day off to join the event. wednesday is international women's day. and the chicago trib bun says chance the rapper hopes his $1 million gift to the city's schools will inspire others. >> i'm challenging others across the nation to donate and take action. >> for the governor's plan to plug the school budget gap, the school year could end early for
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self-driving buses now being tested in san francisco could hit the city streets late this year. it would be no human operator. a new aaa poll shows economist car technology is racing ahead of public acceptance. one-third of drivers say it's they're afraid to ride in one. 54% say less safe sharing the road. >> facebook with news. and jill wagner at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> good morning. investors are looked ahead to friday's jobs report. the stocks were lower for the second time in three trading days. including banking, insurance companies and airlines. the dow lost 51 points.
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s&p finished 7 points lower. the nasdaq fell 21. exxonmobil plans to spend about $20 billion to expand its chemical operations in the gulf coast. the 11 sites could cause 35,000 construction jobs and 7,000 permanent jobs. with the u.s. oil and gas boom by the production of gas. facebook now with fake news, facebook would mark stories with no basis with a warning label, a disputed flag. stories marked as disputed may include links to fact checking services, facebook live and algorithms and users to rule out fake news. former vice president joe pieden will talk about cancer. on the south southwest festival. with the cancer moon shot effort to accelerate efforts towards a
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cancer care. and netflix wants viewers to choose their own ending to tv shows. the streaming service is planning a trial of new technology that lets viewers make choices during the show. this is according to britain's daily mail. it's not clear if the new technology will apply to new shows or existing ones. apparently, they're going to tart with children's programs. anne-marie. >> it reminds me of those books as kids. i used to cheat. i'd go back and pick another one. >> i don't blame you. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thank you so much, jill. still ahead -- a new look at soy. why some doctors say soy products might be beneficial for certain breast cancer patients.
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♪ a man proposed to his girlfriend last month in a small plane ride and quickly tested the sickness and health vows. just after giving her the engagement ring he throuew up. after caring for him, she said yes, anyway. how romantic. for years, doctors had advised breast cancer patients to avoid soy. dan yel nielle nottingham expla why. >> reporter: 34 mary lou is battling aggressive breast cancer. questions soy products. >> whenever i heard about soy, it was bad for you, i started to avoid it.
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and i haven't. >> reporter: over the years, breast cancer concerns have caused many women to avoid soy. but now new research suggests soy is safe for breast cancer patients and may even be beneficial. >> soy was an area of concern and controversy through the years because of the potential estrogen-like effects of the components of soy. and the potential for stimulating estrogen positive breast cancer cells. are. >> reporter: researchers found women who ingested soy had a 20% risk of dying. dr. heather says it's also promising for patients with hormone-related cancer. >> is that the consumption of soy is safe and does not appear to impact survival, it's really encouraging. particularly for those women who are taking hormone therapy for breast cancer. >> reporter: the study only
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our top stories this morning. some republicans are already balking at the plan to replace obamacare proposed by house republicans. the bill would apply tax credits to help americans buy insurance and there are big changes in medicaid. but insurance safe guards for those with preexisting conditions will remain, as will the ability for parents to keep children on their plan until age 26. president trump's travel ban takes place march 16th. it will bar people from six countries. syrians are no longer restricted from an indefinite ban. and it's just been over two months since philadelphia became
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the first major american city to impose a tax on sweetened drinks. it's supposed to fund education but as demarco morgan reports the industry is costing jobs. >> reporter: at this factory, the fallout over the city's so-called soda tax is starting to fizzle up. >> we now have over a million cases in our warehouse. >> reporter: the president. >> we have had to lay off about 30 positions simply because the business is down as much as it is in the city of philadelphia. >> reporter: brockway claims that soda sales have fallen 45% since the tax was imposed. pep pepsico plans to lay off workers. philadelphia's tax is one of the highest in the country. a typical 12-pack before the tax cost $5.58. now it's $7.74. a 20-ounce soda 1.88 is now up
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30 cents to $2.18. brockway said if the tax goes away the jobs will come back. is it a political game? >> we're certainly not using this as a game or fearmongering tactic. this is reality. >> reporter: but philadelphia mayor jim kenney said politics are at play. >> talk ago using politics as pawns -- >> reporter: kenney said $6 million to help pay for expanded pre-k programs and hire around 250 people. >> especially kids in struggling neighborhoods, they need this help. they need this kind of connection. >> reporter: philadelphia is just one of many cities pass a sugar tax recently. chicago will become the largest city come july 1st. and the beverage industry is warning of job losses. demarco morgan, cbs news, philadelphia, pennsylvania. welcoming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the trump effect on
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late-night television. we'll show you how some shows are getting a post-election ratings boost. plus, the space race between billionaire jeff bezos and elon musk. as bezos gets ready to announce new plans. and michelle dockery stops by the studio. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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litsch from the doctor. bs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. mob mayhem. more than 100 teenagers cause chaos outside of city hall. we'll tell you just how many were arrested and what will happen to them now. and cab driver in the hospital after being shot during attempted robbery in west philadelphia overnight. we'll tell you about the moment thinks he is call ate dollars. >> a day care work is her fired and arrested after a video appears to show her pushing a child down some stairs. we'll tell you how the child is doing this morning, and the charges that day care worker is now facing. >> well today is tuesday, march 7. good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. all of that plus eating pancakes today can help a cause. first a forecast with lauren and traffic with meisha. >> happy tuesday. i know p


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