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from the broadcast center, in new york city. captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, april 5th, 2017. this s the "cbs morning news." this morning the round of new air strikes. wiretapping claim takes a turn. a security adviser is under concern and ivanka trump is speaking out about people being complicit in her father's administration. >> he's wanting to be a force for good and make a positive
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impact, then i'm complicit. 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. this morning they're calling on obama's national security advisers. susan rice says she did nothing wrong when she asked for the identities of trump associates caught in surveillance intercepts. hena daniels is here in new york. hena, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. president trump will hold a joint news conference can jordan's king abdullah. meanwhile knee gorsuch was on the floor for several hours. democratic senator jeff merkley staged a marathon protest on the senate floor overnight calling
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on republicans to delay the vote on supreme court nominee neil gorsuch this week, this into ongoing investigations into president trump's campaign and russia. >> unacceptable that we're considering this nomination at this moment when there is a cloud over the presidency. >> part of those investigations involved the president's still unsubstantiated claims that president trump wiretapped trump tower. on tuesday the president pointed the finger at the former president's national security adviser susan rice, retweeting the link to a story, suggesting she may have unmasked the names of trump associates picked up during surveillance of foreign targets. >> the evidence to ask for the identity of american citizens is necessary to understand the importance of an intelligence report in some instances. >> sean spicer questioned whether it was necessary. >> it depends on why they were
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asking and what they were trying to accomplish. >> reports have emerged that russian spies tried to recruit former campaign adviser carter page as an intelligence source three years before the campaign. >> i wouldn't be surprised after all of this is saud and done that some people end up in jail. >> the white house insists its has no relationship with page and did not collude with russia turing the campaign. >> meanwhile vice president mike pence was back on capitol hill last night trying the hash out a new deal with conservative republicans to repeal and replace obamacare. multiple house republicans emerged from the closed door meeting saying they made progress but no deal has been reached. an many re. >> hena daniels here in new york. thank you so much. president trump's new assistant is one of his closest advisers. the president's daughter ivanka trump said she hopes to make an
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impact. she talked to co-host gayle king about her new role. >> you say you're your father's daughter and we all get that and you have a couple of critics who say why isn't she speaking out. where is she on planned parntdhood and gay rights and climate change. it's like you're being held personally accountable for not speaking up. what do you say to your critics? >> i would say not to delaet lack of silence wf public announcement. in some ways it's through protests and going on the nightly news and talking about or dough nounsing every issue in which you disagree with. other times it is quietly and directly and candidly. so where i disagree with my father he knows it and i express myself with total candor. where i agree, i fully lean in and support the agenda and hope
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that i can be an asset to him and make a positive impact. but i respect the fact that he always listens. it's how he was in business. it's how he is as president. >> well ahead on "cbs this morning," more of gayle king's interview with ivanka trump. overseas now, north korea test fired another ballistic missile this morning. the u.s. pacific command said the medium range missile was launched from north korea's east coast but south korea said it knew about 40 miles which is well under its estimated range. north korea has fired six missile this year even though it ooh been banned from toung so. and the russian ministry said a chemical weapons attack in syria is the result of a syrian government attack on a weapons depot. it killed at least 72 people including 20 children. and that's according to a british human rights group.
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more air strikes were reported in the area today. victims were left gasping for breath. others appeared to be foaming at the mouth. volunteers used hoses the try to wash chemicals off the victims' bodies. the security council is holding an emergency meeting today. markeith gren brennan has that part of the story. >> reporter: the gravity of the images led president trump to issue a statement condemning the chemical attack as reprehensible and heinous. he then shifted to politics blaming president obama's, quote, weakness and irresolution for not following through on the air strikes in 2012. >> a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. >> reporter: when defiant assad carried out the chemical attack in 2013 mr. trump warned.
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president obama don't attack syria. save your powder for another and more important day. now that mr. trump is president, e has reversed his position as spokesman sean spicer has indicated in a briefing. >> i think the president wants to point out that there was a red line and they did cross it. we did talk about -- we did have alternatives to regime change and they weren't taken. >> reporter: a number of u.s. national security officials told cbs news that they also fault mr. obama for not stopping the syria slaughter but they were shocked. the white house could have issued a sober serious statement. instead they needlessly chose to play politics one u.s. official sachltd it's hard to imagine anyone could see images o vick untils foaming at the mouth and think that statement was appropriate. >> we've seen this movie before. >> reporter: republican senator john mccain also urged action. >> it's another disgraceful
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chapter in american history and it was predictable. >> reporter: secretary of state tillerson initially declined to comment on the attacks but then issued this statement which was devoid of domestic politics which said that both russia and iran bear, quote, great moral responsibility forthe these dea. markeith gren brennan, cbs news, the white house. a powerful earthquake struck east iran today. the magnitude 6.1 was centered in a remote mountainous area home to about 5,000 people. rescue workers say at least person was killed and five injured. phone service to that area has been knocked out. today severe storms are likely from the midwest to the northeast. it could trigger tornados like night in the southwest corner of missouri. an elementary school, fire
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station, airport, and some homes were damaged. no reports of injuries though. the storm produced damaging hail and strong winds that pelted northeast oklahoma late yesterday. coming up on "morning news" now, court victory. a decision by a federal appeals court protects lgbtq employees from workplace discrimination. and a protest over its theme. this is the "cbs morning news."
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a federal appeals court ruled for the first time that the civil rights act protects lgbt people from workplace violence. they ruled the opposite way last month so the indication is probably headed to the supreme court. "the new york times" says the group says it's ending the six-month ban reluctantly. the announcement said sports events could still be canceled to protect participants from discrimination. "the miami herald" reports that about 10% of the babes or fetuses from mothers with zika had brain disorders last year and the risk of birth defects was around 15%. they studied the effects of the mothers during the first trimester of their pregnancies. the arizona central reports on the closing of the tent city.
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he lost his re-election bid last november. his successor called tenltd city costly and ineffective. and "variety" says the new pepsi commercial is being slammed by social media. it shows kendall jenner abandoning a photo shoot to join protesters and off an officer a soda. protesters called eight rip-off. pepsi said in a statement this is a global ad reflecting people from different walks of life coming together in a spirit of harmony and we think that an important message to convey. still ahead tony romo joins a new team. the dallas quarterback is retiring and heading to a new career at cbs. was energetic. then the chronic, widespread pain drained my energy. my doctor said moving more helps ease fibromyalgia pain.
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trading was light as they look at tomorrow's meeting. the dow rose 39 points yesterday. the s&p gained a point and the dmakz finished nearly 4 points higher. the internal revenue is resuming the use of private debt collectors. they stopped using private debt collectors in 2009 but congress passed along in 2015 requiring that irs restart the program. the irs said it will notify taxpayers that their accounts are being turned over to a debt collect. this comes amid waves of telephone scams where fake government agencies try to contact people oust their money. investor warren buffett is so popular in china they're putting his face on coke can his. buffett gave coke permission to use his image for a limited time. and amston will stream thursday night nfl games this season. the ten-game one-year deal cost
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amazon $50 million but the game will only be available to amazon prime users. they had a similar deal with twitter last season. >> watch a little football, to shopping all in the same place. >> one-stop shop. i leak it. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much, jill. and dallas quarterback tony romo is changing team. the longtime dallas quarterback retired yesterday and announced he'll join cbs as an analyst. he's a leading passer and of touchdowns. welcome to the family. still ahead, keeper of the keys. we'll meet the man who has the entry to some of the world's most valuable art. and checking your score won't hurt your credit. oh! i'm so proud of you. well thank you. free at at, even if you're not a customer.
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now, what to you give a man who wants nothing? prince charles said that was his dilemma before he met pope. he settled on a gift basket filled with tea and chocolate. not a bad idea. the man who opens the doors in the vatican museums opportunity need to remember any lock combinations but he does have to juggle 2,800 keys. seth doane finds out how he does it. >> reporter: it's one of the busiest tourist sites on earth but at 5:00 a.m. he has it much to himself. husband job here is as ancient as these tools. he's a key man. he and his hz team are responsible for open 3g 00 doors at the vatican museums every morning. there are nearly 2,800 keys in
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his charge. he's the first in the famed gallery of maps. now it's only for you. >> translator: yes, it's emotional to be in the museum all alone, he said. i'm privileged in this job. the doors he open reveal masterpiece masterpieces. this is van gogh. your job would be the vin of many art historians. i have the chance to appreciate some of the most important pieces of art in the world, he said. sometimes the doors themselves impress. this is the oldest key, he explains. it's from the 1700s, key number 401. the most important key, though, us the not have a number and it's kept inside a sealed envelope. as the lights came on inside sistine chapel we saw for him
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how this is far more than a job. it's extraordinary. it's incredible, he marveled. i cannot say anything because this artwork speaks for itself. as sun rose, he let us peek at the spiral staircase. the doors were opened and the museum ready. us the h ever get mundane. nope, absolutely not, he insisted. every day i it is cover something new here, a work of art, painting, something. the vatican sees more than 6 million viewers a year but nobody gets to see it quite the way he us the. seth doane, cbs news, vatican city. >> quite a job. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," i n ivanka trump talks with gayle king about her first job with
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our top stories this morning. susan rice, president obama's national security adviser, says that she did nothing wrong when she asked for the identities of trump campaign associates who were caught up in electronic surveillance. rice also says she did not leak the information. some lawmakers are calling for rice to testify in the investigation of the alleged russian meddling in the u.s. election. and a british aide group said at least 72 people including 20 children were killed in an apparent weapons attack the town of syria. chemicals were released when a warplane hit a weapons arms tee
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powe. some have pulled out of the top program, o'reilly factor. it has pulled in more than 3 million in the last year alone. there are several claims of sexual harassment. >> reporter: the advertising exodus from the o'reilly factor resulted from this "new york times" investigation. it found that five women who had accused bill o'reilly of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior in the last several years had received cash settlements totaling about $13 million, the money coming from o'reilly and fox. mercedes-benz withdrew its ads because of the importance of women in every aspect of our business. hyundai called the report disturbing while allstate said we're concerned about the issues surrounding the program. >> if they called you, what
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would you tell them. he's a crisis communication consultant. >> it seems to me they're going have to do something and make some kind of a move but they're becau torn because it's a lot of money. >> in a statement o'reilly said -- he said no one ever complained to him at fox's human resources department and put to rest any controversies to spare my children. the accusations of boarish behavior are similar to that of robert ales who left the company with a multi-million-dollar severance without admitting to doing any wrongdoing. in a statement, we value our
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partners and are working with them to address their current concerns about the o'reilly factor. dean reynolds, cbs news, chicago. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we talk with chicago mayor rahm emanuel about his new proposal to help high school students prepare for their future. plus we'll take you to iceland where lawmakers are taking historic steps to close the gender gap and we're joined in the studio. that's the "cbs morning news" per this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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well, new this morning a man is hospitalized after he is shot in the neck in philadelphia's logan section, we will tell but the surprising thing that the victim to just next. surveillance cameras captured moment man appears to grab a babe i in a center city restaurant. reason man noise stranger to the business and what police are calling for the couple to do this morning. getting ready for draft, crews have begun preparations in the parkway we will let you know what impact that will have if you travel near the art museum. today is wednesday, april 5th, good morning i'm jim donovan. i'm rahel solomon. it was hard to see overnight not just because of the darkness but thick fog descent ed near northeast philadelphia andra


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