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it's friday, december 11th, 2015. this is the "cbs morning news." concerns about terrorism in the united states reached levels not seen since the september 11th attacks. and the fears are fueling a campaign. abuse of power and trust. a former oklahoma police officer is convicted of sexually assaulting several women who live in a neighborhood he was assigned to protect. the nation's biggest airlines are saying no to hoverboards. the potential for the popular scooters to catch fire has them banned from baggage. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. 57 newsroom at cbs news good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning, the fear of
is at its highest level since 9/11. a cbs news/"the new york times" poll finds 79% of americans believe it's likely a terror attack will be carried out in the u.s. in the next few months. and for the first time since before the great recession, terrorism is of greater concern to americans than the economy. now, the poll was taken after last week's mass shooting in san bernardino, california, and the isis-directed attacks in paris. the apprehension is fueling support for donald trump's presidential campaign. >> they had one guy who bought the guns. they had another person that said, oh, i didn't want to report them because i didn't want to go racial profiling. oh, okay. see the pipe bombs sitting all over the place and didn't want to racially profile. how stupid do they think we are? >> reporter: trump's tough talk on terrorism has helped his campaign surge. the latest cbs news/"the new
35% support among republican voters, a new high for the real estate mogul. trump is seen as the best candidate to protect the americans. 71% say they are at least somewhat confident in trump's ability to handle terrorism. >> we can't worry about being politically correct. we just can't afford any more to be so politically correct. >> reporter: it's a stark difference from what americans think of president obama. more than half, 57%, disapprove of his handling of terrorism. the poll was taken before trump proposed banning all muslims from entering the united states and that caused an outcry among politicians from both parties. on "late night with seth myers," democratic front-runner hillary clinton said trump's campaign is no laughing matter. >> i no longer think he is funny. but now he has gone way over the line and what he is saying now is not only shameful and wrong,
>> despite trump's surge among republicans, he remains a highly divisive figure. nearly two-thirds of voters, 64%, say they would be concerned or scared of a trump presidency. we will look at how trump's proposal regarding muslims entering the u.s. is affecting his business. that is coming up on "cbs this morning." u.s. investigators now believe the shooters in last week's california rampage, syed farook and tashfeen malik, exchanged extremist messages online as early as 2013, but no red flags popped up when she applied for a visa. malik arrived in the u.s. in july of 2014, two months after her background check found no suspected ties to terrorism. >> they say the vetting process has got all of these fail/safe's but apparently there aren't enough fail/safe's because she got through the system and how many others have gotten through the system? >> malik never made her
the white house says the visa program needs to be changed. the search for clues in the california attack led investigators to a small lake. the lake is located about three miles from the social services center where 14 people were gunned down. fbi divers will be back in the water today. cbs news has learned they are looking for a hard drive missing from a computer belonging to syed farook and tashfeen malik. >> we would be remiss not to go into this lake and do a thorough search for any evidentiary items that may come back. at the end of the day, we may come up with nothing. we just don't know yet. >> the fbi says it's possible the couple came to this lake the day of the attack. a former oklahoma city police officer has been convicted of raping and sexually assaulting eight women. he found his victims in a minority low income neighborhood that he patrolled. daniel holtzclaw will be sentenced on january 21st and will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.
>> the defendant is guilty. >> reporter: daniel holtzclaw sobbed as the verdict was read allowed. on his 29th birthday, a jury found him guilty on 18 of the 36 counts he faced, including battery. the jury recommended a 263-year sentence. >> we want to assure this community that the oklahoma city police department did the right thing and the oklahoma city d.a.'s office did the right thing, and the jury did the right thing and we will ask the judge that this defendant never sees the light of day. >> reporter: prosecutors say holtzclaw used his badge to violate at least 13 black women over a 7-month period. all of the cases in the low income neighborhood he patrolled. but defense attorneys painted a different picture, seeing the accusers, many who have histories of drug abuse were under the influence when the attacks happened. during the trial, supporters of the victims demonstrated outside
>> this is about sexual assault. this is about women being targeted because they are vulnerable, women who were specifically targeted because they are black and they are poor and they have had some contact with the system. >> reporter: in a statement thursday night, oklahoma city's police chief said justice was served. the youngest victim in the case was 17 and she was the last person to testify during the trial. holtzclaw was fired from the force following his arrest last june. >> don champion here in new york, thank you, don. a louisiana grand jury indicted two deputy city marshals in the fatal shooting of 6-year-old jeremy mardis. norris greenhouse and derrick stafford were formally charged with second-degree murder. last month, police say they fired at least 18 rounds few was wounded but his 6-year-old son was killed. a body camera on another officer shows few's hands were raised
started shooting. four people were killed when a medical helicopter crashed in central california. there was heavy rain and dense fog when the chopper crashed last night in a remote field. a pilot, a nurse, a paramedic, and a patient were on board. the helicopter was headed to a hospital in bakersfield. federal aviation officials will investigate the crash. the pacific northwest is bracing for another round of wet weather. forecasters say heavy rain will hit washington, oregon, and northern california as new storms move in. crews are cleaning up damage from a tornado that slammed the town of battleground, washington. the twister damaged dozens of homes and commercial buildings, but no one was hurt. >> there was debris flying everywhere and debris flying down the road and people's sheds, pools, trampolines. >> days of rain have sent rivers and creeks flowing over their banks and triggering flooding
the storms have killed at least two people. and we are hearing from army sergeant bowe bergdahl for the first time since he was released in a prisoner swap last year. the taliban captured him in 2009 after he wandered away from his post in afghanistan. as david martin at the pentagon shows us, he is telling his story to the podcast serial. >> reporter: the soldier the army is charged with desertion and some have branded a traitor, told an interviewer he abandoned his post in an effort to draw attention to problems in his own unit. >> all i was seeing was basically leadership failure to the point that the lives of the guys standing next to me were literally, from what i could see, in danger of something seriously going wrong and somebody being killed. 20 minutes out, i'm going, good grief, i'm in over my head. suddenly, it really starts to sink in. >> yeah. >> i really did something bad.
something serious. >> reporter: it took the taliban about a day to find him. >> i couldn't do anything against, you know, six or seven guys with ak-47s and they just pulled up and that was it. >> reporter: bergdahl spent the next five years as a prisoner of the taliban, much of it in a pitch-black room. >> to the point where you just want to scream and you can't -- like, i can't scream. i can't risk that, so it's like you're standing there screaming in your mind. >> reporter: bergdahl's stunt backfired not only on himself but also on his fellow soldiers. their lives were put in greater jeopardy by having to spend several weeks hunting for him. the army still has not decided what to do with bergdahl. he faces charges that could bring a life sentence. but investigators have recommended he not spend any more time in prison. david martin, cbs news, the pentagon. coming up on the "morning news." scandal at the citadel. cadets are suspended after
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syrian refuges arriving in canada. a military plane carrying 163 refuges touched down thursday in toronto. canada's newly elected government has pledged to take in 25,000 syrians fleeing war and islamic terrorists. refuges were welcomed by cheers at the airport. "the post and courier" in charleston reports on a looming suspension of eight students at the citadel over a controversial costume. photos surfaced on social media of several cadets wearing all white, including hoods over their heads. the students reportedly said the costumes represented ghosts, not white supremacism. "the boston globe" reports on a run-away train with 50 the six-car red line train left the station thursday without anyone at the controls. the operator stepped out to work on a signal problem. the train bypassed four stations
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the country. london police are looking for a thief who used a hoverboard to commit the crime. police released surveillance video yesterday. it shows a man ride into a store on a hoverboard. he picked up a crate of energy drinks and then he turned around and rode off. on the cbs moneywatch. hoverboard riders back home face turbulence from airlines and faulty ignition switches. stock exchange with that and good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning. the fund to set up to compensate victims of accidents related to general motors faulty ignition switches is winding up operations and the faulty switches are linked to at least
the gm fund doled out over $594 million to settle 399 claims. the fund issued its final report yesterday. we are learning more about the volkswagen emissions cheating scandal. volkswagen engineers created the cheating software to get around u.s. diesel emissions standard when they couldn't figure out a technical solution. they began working on the software as early as 2005. when a technical solution was available, it was not installed in the cars. stocks on wall street finished higher after losing ground for three straight sessions. the dow climbed 82 points, the s&p rose 4, the nasdaq finished the day 22 points higher. chipotle apologized to customers who got sick after eating at its restaurants. chipotle founder steve els says the company will tighten its food safety procedures. this week at least 120 students in boston who ate at a chipotle
norovirus is suspected. 52 people in nine states have been affected by e. coli after eating at the a chipotle. u.s. airlines has banned hoverboards. because of a potential fire hazard from theirs batteries. hoverboards are now prohibited on delta, america, and united and banned on jetblue. hoverboards are powered by lithium ion batteries that respond when they become overheated. >> a lot of people won't be able to bring their christmas presents back home. i'm sure they were counting on that. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. playoff positioning on the line in "thursday night football's" matchup between arizona and minnesota. vikings running back adrian peterson reaches a career milestone early in the game. he danced his way into the end zone for his 100th career touchdown. the cardinals go ahead after a pair of long carson palmer touchdown passes. after a late game rally, minnesota falls short. arizona's dwight freeney strips the ball from teddy bridgewater
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forecast in some cities around the country. when it comes to our endangered species, and i mean this very seriously. >> comedian jon stewart made a surprise appearance last night on "the late show." he brought his campaign to extend congress to a program that pays for health benefits for 9/11 first responders expired and it's running out of money. host stephen colbert said, okay,
as donald trump. these 9/11 folks, the responders. let me tell you something. hey! these 9/11 first responders are the most top-notch, first diamond encrusted heroes that america can produce. don't let congress play politics with this necessary bill. >> house speaker paul ryan said thursday the act will go through next week. a book returned to a missouri library this week has a new story to tell. the book was last checked out in 1978! library workers lost track of it since then. sw interestingly enough, the long lost book is about the bermuda triangle. the anonymous person who returned the book included $6 for the late fees. is that really enough? coming up later on "cbs this morning," more against the backlash against hoverboards. i'm anne-marie green and this is the "cbs morning news."ning news."this is the "cbs morning
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"star wars" episode seven opens exactly a week from today. mark your calendars. bill whitaker of "60 minutes" got a chance to talk to the man who is in charge of the reboot. >> reporter: six weeks before the premiere, we dropped in on a hollywood scoring session for "the force awakens." >> reporter: composer john williams, who won an academy award for the first "star wars" film, was back, along the iconic refrain he wrote 38 years ago. >> reporter: take a look behind williams. that's not some awe-struck groupie. that is the movie's director j.j. abrams. i see you up here with your video camera taking -- >> oh. this is like momentous. john williams is conducting his "star wars" music. as a fan, i can't believe i even
>> reporter: abrams saw "star wars" when he was 11 and never outgrew his passion for the film. on this day, when he wasn't in the middle of the orchestra filming on his phone, he was racing around the sound stage. here, the fan. >> do you think it will work? >> let me just think. it's incredible! >> reporter: the director. >> dah, dah, dah, dah. repeat those bars because it might be longer before we get into the interior of the transport. >> reporter: i see you running around. you're very -- >> really? i felt so confident. >> reporter: you're calm? >> yeah. >> reporter: intimidating in any way? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: oh, yeah. >> there are moments of just abject terror as to what we are all taking on.
whitaker's interview with j.j. abrams this sunday on "60 minutes." a replica storm trooper mask is expected to fetch up to $600 and over 600 action figures will be offered. a luke skywalker figure in its original packaging could sell up to $18,000. and you could also bid for a light saber signed by luke himself, mark hamel. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the impact of donald trump's controversial comments on his business. julianna goldman has details. plus, a backlash against hoverboard. why the popular toy is being banned in a growing number of places. and a look at efforts to restore the los angeles river. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching.
eric: a comeback victory. the cyclones take home another win in the cyhawks showdown. we break down the last second buzzer beater. elizabeth: out of jail. the driver responsible for a car crash the killed two people has bonded out of jail today. how one of the victim's families is responding to her release. eric: and what presidential contender marco rubio had to say to iowa veterans, about the future of their care at the v.a. elizabeth: good morning, everyone. thanks for waking up bright and early with us. eric: it's 4:30 on friday, december 11. yesterday was awesome. today. metinka: still pretty good. we will have less wind today so it looks pretty good for a friday. temperatures are starting off quite a bit cooler than yesterday, 40's in des moines and 30's in automatic. -- in automatic. -- in audubon.