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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, april 27th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." reneging on nafta. in a late night surprise president trump walks back on another campaign promise keeping something he called -- >> it's a disaster. >> long awaited, short on specifics. a look at the trump administration's single page tax reform and the mixed reviews it's getting from both sides of the aisle. plus united issues another policy and other policy changes after a passenger was dragged
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off a flight. and destructive storms hit several states leaving debris in the heartland with millions still under sthreat of severe weather today. 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. well, a temporary about-face by president trump on a key campaign promise. the president agreed not to pull out of the north american free trade agreement at this time. he calls on the leaders of america's nafta partners canada and mexico. earlier administration officials said the president was considering an executive order to withdraw from the agreement. mr. trump railed against nafta during the campaign and bashed it again last week. >> the fact is nafta, whether it's mexico or canada, is a disaster for our country.
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it's a disaster. it's a trading disaster. >> earlier this week the president imposed new tariffs on lumber imported from canada. and this morning there are mixed reviews for president trump's tax overhaul proposal. some republicans are worried about the impact on the national debt. democrats say the plan is a giveaway to the wealthy. meanwhile the republicans say they made progress in a compromised plan to overhaul obamacare. a cbs news pohl finds most americans thinks the president should move onto other issues and others are worried about an increase over taxes. brook silva-braga has more. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. it would give ordinary taxpayer as more standard deduction, but beyond that critics and supports face the same challenge.
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it's hard to say with much certainty what the overhaul of the taxes would do. president trump touted his newly unveiled tax reform blueprint wednesday even as his administration defended the lack of details. >> we have outlines. we have a broad brush view of what they're going be. >> the plan, which was boiled down to a single page, would slash the corporate tax rate from 35% to 15%, cut rates for individuals, and simplify the tax code by removing the number of tax braktds from seven to three. analysts say the plan could add billions to the deficit. others argue it will add growth to the gap. >> what this is about is creating jobs and economic growth. >> officials in the freedom house caucus approved the plan
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for improvements on obamacare. with a deadline to avert a government shutdown just one day away, negotiations continue over key sticking points in the funding bill. yesterday the president made another major concession in those negotiations agreeing to keep paying obamacare subsidies at least for now. in case the bill doesn't pass, congress is creating a temporary measure to keep it up and running for another week. government funding runs through midnight tomorrow. if the government shutdown does happen on saturday, it will fall on the president's 100th day in office, anne-marie. >> thank you so much, brook. well, attorney general jeff sessions said the administration will push the legal fight to strip funds from so-called sajsary cities. the president called the ruling ridiculous. in a statement late last night sessions said the president was within his power to issue the executive order. and some like utah senator
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orrin hatch are hailing the president's order to review the designations of dozens of national monuments. the review is to open a push for more federal land for drilling another development. mr. trump's executive order covers millions of acres. the united states and south korea agreed on swift punitive measures against north korea in the event of more provocation from the north korean regime. the standoff over the north nuclear weapons has escalated. the trump administration laid out its plans to senators during a white house briefing yesterday. the administration said it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on the north but also laid out military options. >> it was sobering how much thought and planning is going into preparing military options if called for and a diplomatic strategy with strikes made
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clear. >> yesterday south korea started installing a u.s. missile defense system and the u.s. has sent a aircraft carrier and submarine to the region. ahead on "cbs this morning" we'll talk with john mccain who attended yesterday's white house briefing. "face the nation" moderator john dickerson will interview the president this saturday on his 100th day in office. that interview will be broadcast this sunday on "face the nation." and "cbs this morning" will broadcast live from the white house on monday, may 1st. united airlines announced policy changes in the wake of the forced removal of a passenger earlier this month. david dau was injured when he was dragged from his seat to make room for a united crew member. in a new policy, law enforcement will no longer be required to remove passengers from a flight unless safety and passengers are at risk.
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passengers who agree to give up their seat can receive compensation of up to $10,000 and united said it will reduce the amount of overbooking. united's chief executive officer offered another apology. he said we can never say we are sorry enough for the shameful way the passenger was treated on the flight. heavy rain is possible through the weekend in the southern plains and mississippi valley. this morning flood warnings and advisories are posted in illinois, indiana, and missouri. in north carolina, the rain has stopped, but the threat from flooding continues. one person was killed when rushing waters swept his vehicle off the roadway last night. a powerful storm with destructive winds blew through arkansas wednesday. >> i think i can salvage the two main ones if i can get somebody to help me get the tree off.
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at least one tornado struck in oklahoma damaging homes and knocking down power lines. and in north dakota a spring snowstorm was the issue. fargo got up to six inches. residents said the roads were so bad that commutes that normally took ten minutes took an hour and a half. and this morning an armed suspect in the shooting of a delaware state trooper has barricaded himself inside his home. trooper stephen ballard investigated a vehicle. police say the suspect has fired multiple shots at officers from inside the house. oscar winner demi has jonathan demme has died from "silence of the lams."
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>> the chilling film earned demme an academy award. he also earned critical praise to tell the story of the aids crisis in 1993 "philadelphia" starring tom hanks. demme sat down with charlie rose in 1998 to talk about his career. >> if we can make a movie to excite other people as much as the potential that it excites me, maybe it will be contagious. >> demme died in new york of esophageal cancer. he was 73. coming up on the "morning news," backing out of berkeley. ann coulter backs out and the campus remains on alert. and not ready to wear. nasa's spacesuits come up short. this is the "cbs morning news." , it can be hard to breathe.
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oh, my god! >> highway workers scramble to safety as a soggy northern california hillside collapses. the landslide was recorded by a driver waiting to go through. but travelers were forced to take hours-long detours when the road was closed. ann coulter backs out of a speech at berke le and the ultimate punishment for a cop killer. the philadelphia inquirier reports that a man who killed one state trooper and severely wounded another was given the death penalty. eric frein ambushed the officers. the "mercury news" states that ann coulter has decided not to speak at berkeley.
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in an e-mail to the ap, coulter said she still might swing by to say hello to all her supporters. "the new york times" outlines the fcc chairman's plans to loosen oversight of internet providers. ajit pai wants to roll back a plan. it would leave the industry to lead itself. his plan is expected to pass. the "hartford courant" reports that some well known espn personalities will lose their jobs. >> usually we close otl each day with an item to smile or laugh. today is not a good day for that. as you may have read or head elsewhere a number of colleagues are leaving us here today at espn. >> former athletes and long-time broadcasters are among the 100 employees being laid off. espn is owned by disney and is being squeezed by sports rights
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the specifics yet to be negotiated with congress will affect corporate profit. the dow jones lost 21 points. weight watchers stock was up 11% after it was announced mindy grossmann was hired to run the company. she'll start her new job. she joined hsn's parent company in 2006 pushing the company into online commerce. trading and shares of takata were suspended after the japanese company was considered filing bankruptcy. it prompted the car industry's biggest recall ever. a chinese car company pumped $2 billion into takata. the pentagon is launching an air force program.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. and he has his first major league hit. at 2:49 south african time, gift ngoepe has made history. >> the first african born player to appear in a major league baseball game gets into the record books with his first at-bat. rookie gift ngoepe calls it a dream come true. pirates sent their fans home last night with a 6-5 win over the cups. maria sharapova returns to the game after serving a
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15-month doping ban. >> and that will do it. the former world number one beat roberta vinci in straight sets at germany's porsche grand prix on wednesday. this is her first match since losing to serena williams in the quarterfinals. >> we can only imagine what the pope will do with a university of michigan football helmet. jim harbaugh tweeted afterward, there's no word to describe the inner beauty that shines through the eyes of our holy father and his words "pray for me." harbaugh took his entire team on a trip to italy. well, tonight the nfl teams will start to call the college ranks for its next generation of players. teams will start announcing their draft picks through saturday. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," foo fighters dave grohl and his mother stop by studio 57 to talk
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president trump is promises big spending on the crumb ing infrastructure. president trump got a look at major train tunnel in the northeast in need of major rebuilding. >> reporter: in the past month failures left rail passengers stranded for hours. >> they should get it together. >> reporter: amtrak, which owns the tracks, blames massive underfunding for repairs. part of the problem can be found beneath the hudson river inside a train tunnel more than 105 years old. >> that's the ground line for the system. >> cbs news obtained rare access to see the tunnel's crumbling walls and leaking water which
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shorts out power. flooding from superstorm sandy in 2012 likely made it worse. new jersey's cory booker. >> one major event like hurricane sandy could take one of those tunnels out of service, and if one of those tunnels is out of service, means hundreds of millions of dollars will impact this region and it will create a traffic armageddon like we've never experienced before. >> reporter: ha cost could be $100 million a day, a figure that worries ceos like deana mulligan of guardian life insurance, which could lose $40,000 an hour. >> new york is a global financial capital. it generates a lot of income for the entire country in the form of income taxes, so it really is important to the country. >> reporter: amtrak has produced a plan to rebuild but it would cost over $20 billion. new york and new jersey have offered to pay half the cost if the federal government pays for
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the rest. a proposal now being considered by the trump administration. elaine quijano, cbs news, new york. our top stories this morning, president trump has told the leaders of mexico and canada that he will not pull out of the north american free trade agreement for now. the president made the announcement last night. he had called the decades-old deal a disaster that cost american jobs. and mr. trump unveiled his tax cut plan. it would replace seven income brackets with dramatically cut control tax and eliminate most deductions. democrats say it favors the wealthy. some republicans worry about the revenue and impact on the national debt. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we talk with treasury secretary steve mnuchin who will explain the president's tax reform blueprint. plus details on the
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archaeology bombshell that humans may have reached the america's 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. and a new series on the american work force called "work in progress" kicks off with a look at the impact of automation on cashiers and retail employees. >> this is the single biggest job category in america, the threat, and it could go away within the next two decades. that's the fear. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. -- captions by vitac --
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developing right now reports of several loud explosions overnight as the standoff continues, in delaware, for the man accused of killing a state trooper, we will tell you about new details we're learning about corporal steven ballard and how he is being remember. and sentenced to death jury decide eric frein should be executed for killing a pennsylvania state trooper this morning reason it may somebody time before frein is put to death. future is now, nfl draft 2017 begins today we will tell what you you need to know heading to the big event, very big news day in the sit, it is thursday, april 27th good morning i'm jim donovan. >> welcome back. i'm rahel solomon. lets check the forecast with katid


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