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and saved by a star. oscar winning actor jamie foxx jumped into action, pulling a driver from a burning vehicle. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. sarah palin will join donald trump on the campaign trail today. the one time republican vice presidential candidate enthusiastically endorsed trump taking aim at the gop and president obama. this morning, the reaction to the endorsement is a reminder of just how polarizing the former alaska governor is. the right leaning "washington times" is calling palin a conservative superstar. while the new york "daily news" has a much different endorsement. back in 2012, palin endorsed ted
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>> we are going to give them hell. >> reporter: donald trump is touting his biggest endorsement yet from sarah palin. >> he is perfectly positioned to let you make america great again. are you ready for that, iowa? no more pussy-footing around. our troops deserve the best! you deserve the best! >> reporter: from day one, i said if i ever do this, i have to get her support. >> reporter: a favorite of tea party conservatives, palin's endorsement is seen as a major victory over trump's rival ted cruz. the two are locked in a virtual dead heat in iowa. >> listen. i love sarah palin. sarah palin is fantastic. without her friendship and support, i wouldn't be in the senate today. >> reporter: jeb bush was less diplomatic during a fox news appearance. >> i respect donald trump. i don't think sarah palin has the ideas to keep us safe. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton picked up the key endorsement of the human
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largest lgbt rights group. rival bernie sanders had his comeback. >> we are the only on the democratic side not to have a super pact and i'm proud of it. >> reporter: clinton still holds a strong lead over sanders nationally but latest polls show sanders is beating her in iowa. now clinton will return to iowa today. she is expected to spend four days in the state this week versus just one in new hampshire. back to sarah palin's endorsement of donald trump. it came on the same day palin's son trac was charged with assault and possessing a weapon while intoxicated in connection with an incident involving his girlfriend monday night. the palin family attorney declined to comment on the case. >> don champion here in new york, thank you. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will have more on sarah palin's endorsement of donald trump. hillary clinton campaign is dismissing the latest report on
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smsted -- some of the classified e-mails found on her home server had a higher security clearance than top secret, according to government services. some contained information on highly sensitive programs. the clinton campaign says these were not classified when they were sent or received. ben carson temporarily suspended his campaign after a volunteer died following a car accident. a van carrying three carson volunteers and a paid staffer in western iowa flipped on its side on an icy road and hit another vehicle yesterday morning. 25-year-old bradon joplin died yesterday afternoon. the others were treated at a nearby hospital. to international news now. at least 19 people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a university in pakistan this morning. heavy gunfire and explosions were heard at the university located in northwest pakistan. classes had just begun. pakistani troops rushed to the scene and most students have
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least four of the gunmen have been killed. so far, no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. michigan governor rick snyder accepted responsibility for the flint water crisis. contaminated water has put thousands of children at risk for potential brain damage from lead poisoning. said snyder, i let you down. some are pushing for on his resignation. omar villafranca reports. >> reporter: michigan governor rick snyder has apologized to flint residents about their poisoned water. >> i'm sorry and i will fix it. >> reporter: snyder said he will release all of his e-mails to the public on wednesday. >> you deserve accountability. >> reporter: flint's water trouble started in april 2014 when with the city left the detroit water system and drew water from the flint river to save money. despite assurances it was safe, residents complained about the water smell, taste, and appearance.
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doctors found dangerously high levels of lead in flint's children's blood. the flint switched back to the city water in october, but a pediatrician said the damage is done. >> there is no safe level of lead in a child, none. >> reporter: the governor is asking the federal government for nearly 1 million. he says the state will pay for medical and behavioral treatment for affected children. he'll also deploy additional national guard troops to distribute bottled water and filters to every flint resident. concerned parents were anxious to hear the governor's plan. >> something needs to be done. you poison a whole community full of kids, you really tear up their future. >> reporter: corrosive river water ruined flint's water pipes. even today, lead water flows through the taps. omar villafranca, cbs news, lansing, michigan. the eastern united states is bracing for what could be a
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heavy snow, some predict up to two feet, is a possibility from washington, d.c. to boston. another snowstorm made for slick roads and rough travel in kansas city yesterday. and the deep freeze that gripped much of the country froze part of a fountain in fayetteville, north carolina. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz has more on the storm heading east. >> reporter: we are tracking the makings of a major east coast storm. tracking the storm that came across the west coast on the day on tuesday and take a cross country trip and become a full fledged blizzard by the end of the week. by friday the snow stretching across the south. maybe as far south as alabama and georgia with a little bit of that snowfall. as it takes the corner deepens rapidly. as we head into friday, the snow extending through d.c. and new england into the start of the weekend. a big area of low pressure slowly lumbers out to sea as we head through sunday. so it's a friday, saturday, sunday event.
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snowfall, around the philly area down through d.c. and to roanoke, much of virginia, west virginia, and maybe even eastern kentucky with this one. a wider swath of snow outside of that. not just the snow totals but talking about onshore winds and strong coastal winds at a full moon and high tide and that could big pockets of coastal flooding comparable to a tropical system we might see in the summer or the fall. blizzards looking more likely along with major travel disruptions by the end of this week into the weekend. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news. the massive search for 12 marines on board two helicopters that crashed off the coast of hawaii was suspended. the helicopters went late last thursday while on a training mission. debris has washed ashore. life boats have been recovered and wreckage has been found on the sea floor. so far, no sign of the crew. coming up on the "morning news." now miracle recovery. a man is revived after being
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it instantly opens your nose up to 38% more than cold medicine alone. rubble is all that is left of a miami beach mansion once owned by columbia drug lord. pablo escobar bought it in 1980 but it's unclear he ever lived there. it may have been used by his men as a hideout and landing site for cocaine shipments. the new property owner will build a private home. new confirmed cases of zika viruses in the u.s. and supreme court decides to weigh in on immigration. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the washington post"
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deportation policy. in 2014, he issued executive actions protecting millions of illegal immigrants such as parents of children born in the u.s. the court will rule by this summer if mr. obama exceeded his authority when he bypassed congress. the detroit free press" reports as many as 60 schools in the city will likely close today due to another district wide sickout. teachers want to call attention to deteriorating buildings and frozen wages and overcrowded classrooms. rallies are planned across the city today. the miami herald reports on the zika virus that has turned up in florida. the virus can cause birth defects. two cases in miami-dade county and third case in hillsborough county where tampa is located. all involve patients who traveled to south america. there are cases elsewhere.
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>> the risk to people illinoisans overall is virtually zero. the mosquito that is responsible for transmitting zika virus from person-to-person does not currently exist in illinois. >> there is no vaccine or treatment for the zika virus. >> the teleoo a telegraph" reports that it is confirmed that jihadi john has been killed. he was seen in several isis propaganda videos that appeared to show the beheadings of western hostages. a u.s. drone strike in november in syria killed him. the student newspaper at kent state university reports on the investigation of a professor for possible ties to isis. the fbi and homeland security have reportedly been investigating associate history professor julio peno for the past year and a half. still ahead, a heart stopping accident that is all caught on video.
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media outlets we had for six hours was facebook, youtube, snapchat and instagram and vine. i thought of something very clever this morning and i was forced to share it with my wife. it was terrible. on the cbs "moneywatch" more on the twitter outage and backlash and sweet topping for mcdonald's french fries. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. twitter is up and running after sporadic outages kept users from the service. the six-hour long disrupted affected users here and in europe. the company blames a programming error. shares fell yesterday down 68% from their april peak. the prices of u.s. crude oil split again to $29 a barrel and
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here on wall street, the stocks were mixed. the nasdaq composite lost 11. johnson&johnson is cutting 3,000 jobs in its million device division, about 6% of the workers in that division. they expect the cuts will save up to $1 billion a year. mcdonald's says it's on the verge of selling its 2 billion happy meal with either fruit or yogurt. mcdonald's began offering the healthier options back in 2011 following years of pressure from consumer groups. about 87% of children chose fruit. mcdonald's is offering a less healthy option at its restaurants in japan. chocolate covered french fries. mcchoco potatoes is french fries covered in two kinds of chocolate sauce and mcdonald's says it will only be sold in japan, at least for now. >> they have chocolate covered potato chips so maybe it could work? >> i can't do it. >> yeah, i know.
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you're right, i can't do it either. hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thank you, hena. coming up on "cbs this morning," airlines are making fares closer. kris van cleave takes a closer look. ahead, a movie star turns real life hero. we will hear from actor jamie foxx about how he saved a man from a burning truck. later, a medical miracle. a man survives after being found frozen on the brink of death.. campbell's soups go great with a cold and a nice red.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a dash cam captured a horrific crash in brazil. the pickup truck flipped several times across the road and sent a
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in the air. the passenger somehow survived. doctors in pennsylvania revived a 26-year-old man who had frozen solid. justin smith fell unconscious while walking home in subzero temperatures nearly a year ago. when his father found him 12 hours later, he wasn't breathing and he had no pulse. he was in a coma before regaining full consciousness months later. yesterday, smith returned to the hospital to thank the staff. jamie foxx helped pull a man from a burning truck but he says he's not a hero. brittany hopper from our los angeles station kcbs reports. >> reporter: an emotional father walks down the driveway with actor jamie foxx, after thanking foxx for saving his son's life. >> he was here when he needed to be here and he was here for my son. as far as i'm concerned, he saved his life. >> you said that you were able? >> we pulled him out. we pulled him out.
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>> reporter: the truck lost control, rolled several times, then burst into flames outside jamie foxx's house monday night. it was foxx who helped pull the young man to safety. >> your son is a fighter and when he extends, he extends out of the cabin. pulled him out. and as we pull him out, within five seconds later, the truck goes up. >> he didn't have to do a thing. and, you know, like i said earlier, i think we all hope that we can do something when the time is there. the question is do we? do we act? >> reporter: fox is known for playing many roles, including a hero in his blockbuster movies, yet he doesn't consider saving a man's life to heroic. >> i don't look at it as heroic. i just look at it as you had to do something, you know? and it all just worked out. >> reporter: police say that the driver did suffer from some burns and he was taken to the hospital.
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driving under the influence. cbs news, i'm brittany hopper in westlake village, california. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," clothing rental for plus size women. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." taking hey, remember the game when iset the rookie passing record? i mean, you only mentioned what, 50 times... how about when i had three events in one night?
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today, donald trump got the endorsement of sarah palin. he got the endorsement of sarah palin, yeah. yeah, when with he heard, john mccain said, then you're all set. >> although i think she just likes him because trump sounds like a name she would give one of her kids. >> she agreed to endorse him and he agreed to let her shoot that fuzzy animal off of his head. >> that is one of this morning's top stories, sarah palin's endorsement of donald trump. the former vice presidential
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president, america would no longer apologize. her endorsement comes with less than two weeks to go before the iowa caucuses and trump is in a dead heat there with ted cruz. the eastern united states may be the target of a major winter storm. it's expected to hit this weekend. depending on its track, an area from washington to boston could get walloped with a foot or more of snow. there is a rare celestial show going on this morning. if you look out right now toward the south you will see planets lined up. a planetary parade like that hasn't happened in 11 years. and steven hawking has a dire warning for earth. in an interview, he said disaster on this planet will be a near certainty in the next thousand or 10,000 years.
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global warming and genetically engineered viruses. he said, quote, we will not establish self-sustaining colonies in space for at least the next hundred years, so we have to be very careful in this period. i'll keep my calendar open. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," vice president biden's moon shot against cancer. we will speak with dr. david agus who he met with about finding a cure. we will show you a company that rents everyday clothing to plus size women. >> for rental, you want those things that you wear once or twice that are really noticeable, that are more statement. >> reporter: despite her knowledge of a woman's wardrobe, ceo christine hun shortstopsicker started gwen-abees in ohio after studying the numbers. >> if you look at it from a
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75% of the adult female population is size 10 or above. 65% is size 14 or above and traditional retail has ignored and systematically underserved these women. and the latest fallout from the academy awards ceremony boycott. that's all ahead on "cbs this morning." that is the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday.
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have a great day.ty treasurer is headed to court today to be arraigned on charges related to political corruption. frigid temperatures as you walk out of the door and we )re tracking our chances to see snow today! good wednesday morning, i m blaine stewart. and i m jessica larche -- you will need to bundle up this morning as you head out the door. lets head over to meteorologist myles henderson with a check on the forecast meteorologist myles henderson
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