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>> abort! abort! midair panic. air travelers subdue a fellow passenger who goes on a rant during a transcontinental passenger who goes on a rant during a transcontinental flight. captioning funded by cbs >> this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, june 18th, 2013. good morning, good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. the summit of leading industrial nations concludes today. today's session in northern ireland includes discussions on taxes, trade, and intelligence leaks, but yesterday's conversation was dominated by syria. during a difficult one-on-one meeting between president obama and russian president vladimir putin it was clear the two leaders have, as putin put it, opinions that do not coincide. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. that is putting it mildly. heading into day two of these
talks, it's clear that these world leaders want a diplomatic solution but these two, president obama and president putin, could not be farther apart on which side should get middle tear aid. the second and final day of the gl economic summit is under way this morning. president obama and russian president vladimir putin looking very uncomfortable following a two-hour meeting yesterday. >> they had a very candid and wide ranging discussion. >> reporter: candid is a nice way of saying russia and the u.s. remain on opposing sides of the civil war. the u.s. plans to arm rebel fighters in syria. russia supports syrian president bashar al assad. >> we want to try to resolve the issue through political means if possible. >> including by bringing the talks to the negotiation table
in geneva. we agreed to push the parties to the negotiations table. >> reporter: before leaving for northern ireland, president obama sounds pessimistic that the geneva conference would even happen, much less that it could end to a end to the war. >> assad at this point because of his port from iran and russia believes he does not have to engage in a political transition. believes that he can continue to simply suppress over half the population. and as long as he's got that mind-set, it's going to be very difficult to resolve the situation. >> reporter: president obama announced on monday the u.s. will send $300 million to help the victims and refugees of the war. and president obama also told charlie rose that the argument that going into syria, the u.s. going in there sooner or more heavily could have stopped the bloodshed and violence is not true. anne-marie. >> susan mcginnis is in washington. thank you, susan. well today, two u.s.
senators plan to introduce legislation that would limit the government's ability to collect data on u.s. citizens. speaking to charlie rose on pbs, president obama said the nsa does not target e-mails or phone calls of u.s. citizens. he says he understands privacy concerns, but as says there is a need for balance. >> the way i view it, my job is to both protect the american people and to protect the american way of life, which includes our privacy. and so, every program that we engage in, what i've said is, let's examine and make sure we're making the right tradeoffs. >> meanwhile, someone claiming to be edward snowden, the man who leaked information about the nsa program, defended his actions during an online chat. he says he's not a spy for china and discounted efforts to silence him. bob orr report ppgs >> reporter: from a secret location in hong kong, someone claiming to be edward snowden
defended his outing of u.s. programs and a former nsa contractor challenged authorities to do anything about it. the u.s. government is not going to be able to cover this up by jailing or murdering me, snowden wrote in an online chat. truth is coming and it cannot be stopped." for an hour and 40 minutes snowden answered questions on the website of the "the guardian," that's the british newspaper which published snowden's leaks telling of the sweeping collection of internet and phone data. snowden who promised to fight extradition from hong kong said the u.s. government has destroyed any possibility of a fair trial at home, openly declaring me guilty of treason. snowden said he came forward to rebut what he called lies from u.s. officials. he chastised the director of national intelligence james clapper for testifying that congress embarked that the nsa had not wittingly collected
data. without repercussions snowden wrote is the evidence of a subverted democracy. snowden the programs that he feels violates civil liberty and privacy. i did not reveal any u.s. operations against legitimate military targets but over the weekend, snowden revealed u.s. and british intelligence speed on summit g-20 meetings in 2009. he produced a document suggests the nsa track the communications of then russian president dmitri medved medvedev. he claims he has much more to reveal. bob orr, cbs news, washington. >> now, you can see more of charlie rose's interview with president obama coming up on "cbs this morning."
and today, the pentagon is expected to announce plans to allow women to serve in most combat roles. the details are not set in stone by 2015, the army would decide whether women could serve as rangers and a year later, the navy will decide whether women could serve as s.e.a.l.s. other combat jobs in artillery and infantry are expected to open up to soldiers. overseas, a milestone, nato finished handing over security responses to afghan forces this morning. american and nato forces will now move completely into a supporting role. u.s. forces are scheduled to fully withdraw in 18 months. also this morning, a large bomb exploded in kabul. it's believed the target was a convoy carrying a local politician. at least three people were killed. coming up on "cbs morning news," burn investigation, authorities close in on the cause of colorado's most
destructive wildfire. and later, a passenger is taken into custody after allegedly being disruptive on a flight from hong kong. this is the "cbs morning news." i'm in my work van, having lunch, next minute i'm in the back of an ambulance having a heart attack. i was in shape, fit. i did not see it coming. i take bayer aspirin. [ male announcer ] so be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. see your doctor and get checked out. for dinner? two juicy sirloin steaks for dinner. plus our amazing texas cheese fries to share. all part of our 2 plus 1 equals $20 dinner deal
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>> reporter: united airlines flight 116 came to a stop on a remote section of a tarmac where officials were waiting traveling from hong kong to newark's new jersey airport. officials say during the flight he'd been yelling that everyone on board had been poisoned. >> it was for, i think, over two hours. >> when you're on an airplane -- >> reporter: at 41st, flight attendants surrounded him and a group of passengers volunteered take over the job. >> he was being held in place by other members of the -- passengers. >> reporter: authorities say the obstruction lasted for more than four hours and they considered then deciding against the averting of the flight to canada. >> he didn't create too much of a disturbance. the people continued and the flight continued so it wasn't like there was mad craziness on the flight. >> reporter: the disruptive passenger was taken away in an
ambulance. an fbi spokesman said there's no indication that any passengers had actually been poisoned. marlie hall for cbs news, newark, new jersey. on the "cbs moneywatch," the federal reserve takes center stage. ashley morrison is here in new york with more. >> good morning to you, anne-marie. investors will be keeping a close eye on the federal reserve. it begins a two-day meeting today. and then tomorrow ben bernanke will talk about the economy. investors are hoping he'll clarify what he said last month about the fed dialing back the program. ahead of that federal reserve meeting, tokyo's nikkei lost a quarter percent while hong kong's hang seng was mostly flat. the markets went up.dow climbed 109 points, while the nasdaq rose 28 points. stand & poor's lowered ford
motors stock losses in europe which are expected to reach $2 billion this year. but s&p did say pickup sales in the u.s. should help the automakers see strong profits. a big one for netflix with dreamworks. the agreement is said to include 300 hours of new tv episodes. financial details have not been released but it's expected to be worth several hundred million dollars. it will help compete with premium channels like hbo and showtime. and homemade never looked so good. many food companies are trying to boost their bottom line by making products like mom made them. kraft is carving board looked like cooked instead of processed food. i like the perfectly round meat. >> me, too. that's why i'm paying a
professional. i can make sloppy food at home, ashley. >> me, too. >> ashley morse risson, thank you. straight ahead, your tuesday morning weather. plus in sports, boston tangles in game three. and a little bit of car trouble. this portion of "cbs morning news" sponsor bd by move free ultra omega for your joints. [ female announcer ] are you sensitive to dairy? then you'll love lactose-free lactaid® it's 100% real milk that's easy to digest so you can fully enjoy the dairy you love. lactaid®. for 25 years, easy to digest. easy to love. we do a ton of research projects on angie's list.home... at angie's list, you'll find reviews on everything from home repair to healthcare
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. new york, expect thunderstorms toe and showers in miami with a high of 91. partly sunny in chicago, but thunderstorms in dallas. los angeles, clouds and then sun, high of 79. and time now for a check of the national forecast. it will be warm and humid in the south, with possible showers and thunderstorms. some areas could get up to five inches of rain, a cold front will move through the northeast. in the west, damaging wind gusts, large hail and isolated tornadoes are possible from wyoming to new mexico. in sports now, the stanley cup finals shift to boston phone for game three. the bruins and blackhawks knotted at one game apiece. coming into monday's game. in the second period, boston daniel pie yell breaks the tie. making it 2-0 bruins, that would be the final score. but in the final seconds things get heated. fists fly as boston wins the
game and takes a 2-1 series lead. baseball, arizona pitcher patrick corbin looking to improve his record to 10-0 last night. the diamondbacks takes corbin to a 2-0 lead against miami. but stanton ties the game with a two-run homer in the sixth. an on the top of the ninth, stanton delivers again delivering the home run off arizona closer keith bell. miami wins 3-2. meanwhile, detroit tigers starter matt sherer is not denied. he strikes out ten batters in six innings. the tigers win by one. and the philly's fanatic breaks down against washington. the ground crew is forced to live the four-wheeler over a fence in order to get it off the field. but the philly's offense gives
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. it's a stormy one across the board. washington, d.c., thunderstorms. same for atlanta and st. louis. a high of 86 in st. louis. denver, thunderstorms. and seattle, showers, a high of 68. another surge for jimmy hoffa. the fbi agents dug up part of a field in suburban detroit monday. the mafia captain swears hoffa is buried there but the feds
didn't find anything. the former teamster boss vanished in 1975, and there are countless theories on where he's buried. so far have come up empty. and the trial of former mobster james "whitey" bulger resumes wednesday. on monday, authorities heard foreign minister a former friend. elan quijano reports. >> reporter: john martorano testified he was james "whitey" bulger's chief executioner and friend. but that evaporated when he learned bulger was an informant. it sort of broke my heart. the crew ruled boston's underworld for nearly 30 years. he spoke with "60 minutes" steve cost in 1968. did you keep count of how many people you killed? >> never. no. until in the end, never realized
it was that many. >> how many? >> a lot, too many. >> reporter: martorano was the first witness in the trial to directly tie bulger to murder. he described the killing in a matter of fact way. and told the court bulger would sometimes assist or ride in a second car, ready to act, if anyone dared to interfere. bulger fled boston when he was tipped off by a crooked fbi agent that investigators were closing in. he spent 16 heres years on the . he was arrested two years ago in california. police found weapons and cash stashed inside of the walls. martorano told "60 minutes" he was enraged when he found out bulger had spent years giving the fbi information. >> i'll go along with a lot of things, i'm not a judist, not informed a rat or anybody. if i could have killed him i would have killed him but he
wasn't there. and that's what i think he deserves. >> reporter: john martorano spent 12 years in prison, part of a plea with federal prosecutors. lawyers are expected to point to that relatively light sentence as reason to question martorano's credibility. elaine quijano, cbs news, washington. coming up more with charlie rose's interview with president obama. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." [ male announcer ] every day, thousands of people are choosing advil for their headaches. my name is sunshine and i have three beautiful girls. i like taking advil for a headache. it nips it in the bud. and i can be that mommy that i want to be. ♪ [ male announcer ] take action. take advil. with olay, here's how. new regenerist eye and lash duo. the cream smooths the look of lids... softens the look of lines. the serum instantly thickens the look of lashes. see wow! eyes in just one week
good morning and welcome to wusa 9. it is a yellow alert day. heavy storms expected for our area. you'll hear more about that from erica in just a few minutes. it is tuesday, june 18th, 2013. i'm andrea rose. >> i'm jessica doyle. mike has the day off today. and here's erica >> yeah, it is a yellow alert day. we do have the threat for the thunderstorms. >> we went through that yesterday. >> absolutely. >> and i also told you that monday, then tuesday then wednesday, it would get progressively worse, right? so tuesday now looks to be the focus of the worst weather because tomorrow we'll see clearing in the afternoon by
the time this clears out. but back to today, this is a day that we're going to see that muggy weather turn over to storms pretty quickly. you can see here on the michael and son weather cam, no rain happening at the moment, but it is awfully humid out there, and we'll already be at 75 degrees by 8:00 a.m. in fact, some of our temperatures are in the mid- to upper 70s at this hour. 79 degrees by noon with that chance for it storms really starting right around the noontime and extending through the evening. so that's the big change here from yesterday whereas we had that isolated storm threat, now it's going to be a more widespread event as we head into this afternoon. right now it is 70 degrees in leesburg and gaithersburg. 68 in manassas, but it's still 75 downtown and 71 degrees in laplatta. you can see on satellite and radar a few of those spotty storms, but more rain approaching. details on that coming up in the first alert seven day. monica, take it away with traffic. >>reporter: thank you so much, erica. i'm so happy to say unlike yesterday morning, we're starting off nice and quiet this morning. we have a few construction
spots which should be clearing up within the next 30 minutes or so. by the way, you do have the h.o.v. lanes still closed basically between dunfrees on 95 all the way up to the 14th street bridge on 395. they should open shortly as well. other than that looking great on 270 coming in from gaithersburg to rockville and bethesda. let's take a live look on the south side of town in prince george's county on the beltway near route 4, pennsylvania avenue on our mdot camera where there are no problems to report on the east side of town. we'll go to our maps again and look at 66 on the inbound side. no problems in from centreville. dulles toll road looks good as well and the beltway through annandale. we'll take a look at vdot camera. on the eastbound side of 395, no delays here at duke street. back to you. >> thank you. president obama is wrapping up a meeting with leaders of the top economic powers today. >> the official agenda centers around trade and taxes. but the talk and private meeting is all about syria. susan mcginnis has the story
it. >>reporter: [ no audio ] >> that's the wrong video. we'll get back to that later on in our show. general keith alexander, the director of the nsa is going back to capitol hill this morning to testify at a hearing on the secret surveillance programs leaked to the press. intelligence officials say the controversial data collection programs have helped thwart terrorist plots in the u.s. and 20 other countries. >> but the details are still classified. some in congress want general alexander to declassify those details in order to show americans the programs are working. the case against three members of the u.s. naval academy football team accused of raping a female midshipman will move forward. the academy superintendent decided to send the case to
article 32 proceedings which is the military equivalent of a grand jury. according to the department of defense, the female student dropped the complaint last year, but she has since revived it. recent high profile cases have drawn attention to the high number of sexual assaults in the u.s. military. the fbi once again searching for jimmy hoffa's remains. it's been 38 years since the teamster leader disappeared. investigators are focused on a field about 25 miles north of detroit. the search is based on information officials received from reputed mafia captain tony zereli. he was in prison when hoffa disappeared but claims he was told about hoffit a's remains after his release. two weeks ago the national transportation safety board asked chrysler to recall 2.7 million jeep vehicles for safety concerns. the agency linked the gas tanks in late model jeep grand cherokees and certain libe